Hon'ble Union Minister, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, flagged off MV EMPRESS, a cruise passenger vessel, introducing the 1st regular international cruise service from Chennai Port which will be connecting to 3 ports of Sri Lanka.
The tours packages
onboard MV Empress will be offered for 2 nights, 3 nights, 4 nights and 5
nights. During its run at sea, MV
Empress will be touching 3 ports in Sri Lanka and back to Chennai.
M/s. GAC shipping (India) Pvt. Ltd. has been instrumental in initiating this international cruise service between Chennai and Sri Lankan Ports, viz. Hanbantota,Trincomalee, Kankesanturei, etc.
Chennai Port is offering huge concessions to the Cruise vessels for its operation at the Chennai Port.