Tentative Ship Sailing Programme of Mainland Island Vessels for 2019

Ship Schedule Helpline - 03192-231794
Arrival Day Port Departure Day Time Remarks
28.12.2018 Fri PORT BLAIR 01.01.2019 Tue 10 AM VIA NANCOWRY, CAMPBELLBAY
05.01.2019 SAT CHENNAI
Ship Class Fare (in Rs)
M.V. Swaraj Dweep / Nancowry / Nicobar / Campbell Bay Deluxe Cabin 9,750
1st Class Cabin 8,080
2nd Class Cabin 6,420
Bunk Class 2,500
M.V. Harshavardhana Deluxe Cabin 9,750
1st Class Cabin 8,080
2nd Class 'A' Cabin 6,420
2nd Class 'B' Cabin 4,960
Bunk Class 2,500
M.V. Akbar Deluxe Cabin 9,750
1st Class Cabin 6,890
2nd Class Cabin 4,190
Bunk Class 2,180
  • Tentative Sailing Programme subject to change at short notice.
  • The Directorate of Shipping Services will not bear any resoponsiblity what so ever loses (if any) due to any change in the programme
Advance reservation of passenger tickets for the above sailings at STARS Ticketing Counters as per the following dates mentioned below:-
  1. Kolkata :- 27/02/2016 (Monday)
  2. Vizag :- 28/02/2019 (Tuesday)

Andaman Ship Ticket Booking

  • Currently, there is no online portal for booking of ship ticket for andaman.
  • Tourist need to visit counter personally at Kolkatta, Chennai and Vizag to Purchase the Ticket.
Ship Schedule Helpline - 03192-231794

Procedure for Purchasing Ship Tickets

General Guidelines

The tourists has to come to Kolkata,Chennai or Vizag at least wo days in adavnce, if they have talked to concerned offices or reserved their tickets . Otherwise at least five days in advance from ship sailing date to contact above offices or ticket issuing authority. The prescribed application form need to be filled up and two passport size photographs are alos needed for attachment. The tickets are issued on firts come first serve basis. Passenger are required to give details of infants below two years of age while purchasing tickets. No fare will be charged for the infants .

Ship Ticket Booking at Kolkata

The tickets for all the passenger vessels are issued by Shipping Corporation of India.
Shipping Hosue,
#13 Strand Road,
☏: (033)284456 ☏: (033) 284456

Ship Ticket Booking at Vishakapatnam

Passenger tickets and booking of cargo with respect to all passenger vessels calling at Visakapatnam is done by an Agent of Shipping Corporation of India(SCI).
M/S A.V. Bhanoji Rao Garuda Pattabiramaiah Co. Ltd.,

Ship Ticket Booking at Port Blair


The prescribed requisition forms will be available in the Inquiry Counter free of cost. The intending passengers are required to fill up the form and submit it along with two passport size photograph and supporting documents, if any, to avail concessions at the Phoenix Bay ticketing counter.


The tickets for these vessels as per the sailing schedule published with the approval of the A & N Administration are issued form the Ticketing Counter at Supply Line, Port Blair, managed by the SCI authorities stationed at Port Blair. The system/procedure for issuing tickets for these vessels is also the same as for MV Nancowry and MV Swaraj Dweep.

Ship Ticket Booking at Chennai


Passenger tickets purcahse and booking of Cargo for MV Nancowry and MV Swaraj Dweep are done at the Counter attached with the office of the Deputy Director.
Deputy Director (Shipping Services),
Chennai adjacent to Gate No.1 of Chennai Port,
Opposite Customs Office,
Rajaji Salai,


The operational control of these vessels are entrusted to the Shipping Corporation of India(SCI). Hence, the tickets for passengers and booking of cargo are done in the counters attached with the office of the Shipping Corporation of India(SCI) situated at
Madras(chennai) Port Trust,
Rajaji Salai, Opposite Customs Office,
☏: (044)5231401 ☏: 044-5231401
Five ships operating between mainland of India [Chennai (Madras), Kolkata (Calcutta) and Vishakapatnam (Vizag)] and Andaman and Nicobar Islands(Port Blair , the capital of Andaman & Nicobar Islands).

The names of ship are:

  1. M. V. Nicobar
  2. M.V. Nancowry
  3. M.V. Akbar
  4. M.V. Harshavardhana
  5. M.V. Swaraj Dweep
Ship Operations
Sectors From To Journey Time
Port Blair-Chennai-Port Blair Chennai Port Blair About 60 hrs
Port Blair-Kolkata-Port Blair Kolkata Port Blair About 66 hrs
Port Blair-Vishakapatnam-Port Blair Vishakapatnam Port Blair About 56 hrs


  • M.V Akbar is the Oldest Ship to Reach Port Blair (Andaman).
  • Food is Excluded in the Ship Ticket Fare, Charges separately around (700/- to 900/-).
  • Food Options are Restricted (very Limited).
  • Ship Travelling is inconvinience from May to July.

Ship Capacity

SL. No Name of The Ship Cabin Bunk / Deck Total Seats Cargo (MT)
1 M V. Harshavardhana [IMO 7219026] 153 595 748 1500
2 M V. Nancowry [IMO 8606434] 300 900 1200 1500
3 M V. Nicobar [IMO 8606161] 300 900 1200 1500
4 M V. Swaraj dweep [IMO 9101168] 300 900 1200 1500
5 M V. Akbar [IMO 7116915] 121 1414 1535 1500
6 M v. Campbell Bay [IMO 9309124] 8 - - -

Eatable to be carried during Ship Journey

Item Qty Per Person
Lemon Fruit 3 Nos
Lemon / Ginger / Mango Pickle 200 grams
Bread 3 packets
Jam 250 grams
Mixture 250 grams
Salt Biscuits 3 Packets
Orange or Apple 5 Nos

Level of Sea Sickness

Month More Certainly Sickness Mild No Sea Sickness
January - - - Yes
February - - - Yes
March - - - Yes
April - - - Yes
May - - Yes -
June - Yes - -
July - Yes - -
August Yes - - -
September Yes - - -
October - - Yes -
November - - - Yes
December - - Yes -

About Shipping Offices

The following addresses are useful for tourists, information about from where all shipping services can be obtained:-


The Directory/ Dy.Director/ Manager
Shipping Corporation of India Limited,
Coastal Passenger Service division
Discovery of India Building 5th Floor,
Nehru Center Annie Besant Road, Worli
Mumbai-400 018
☏: (022) 22822101/22823316 ☏: (022) 22822101 ☏: (022) 22823316


The Director/ Dy.Director/ Manager,
Shipping Corporation of India Limited,
Madras Port Trust,
Rajaji SalaiBr
Chennai-600 101
☏: (033) 25231401 ☏: (033) 25231401


The Director/Dy.Director/Manager
Shipping Corporation of India Limited,
Shipping House,
No.18 Strand Road
Kolkata-700 017
☏: (033) 22482354, 22488013 ☏: (033) 22482354 ☏: (033) 22488013


Chief Liaison Officer,
Andaman and Nicobar Administration,
3-A Auckland Place,
Kolkata-700 017
☏: (033) 22475084 ☏: (033) 22475084


The Deputy Director of Shipping Service,
Andaman and Nicobar Administration,
6 Rajaji Salai,
Chennai - 600 078
☏: (044) 25220841, 25226873 ☏: (044) 25220841 ☏: (044) 25226873


Dy. Resident Commissioner,
Andaman and Nicobar Administration,
C.P.W.D Campus, K.K.Nagar,
Chennai - 600 078
☏: (044) 24844715 ☏: (044) 24844715


Andaman House,
North Main Road Ext.,
Anna Nagar West Ext.,
Padi Village
Chennai - 600 078
☏: (044) 26259295 ☏:(044) 26259295


M/S A.V.Bahanojirow and Garuda
Pattabhiramayya & Co,
Agent-Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.,
Post Box No.17
☏: (0891) 2565597/2562661 ☏:(0891) 2565597 ☏:(0891) 2562661

Port Blair

The Directorate of Shipping Service,
Andaman and Nicobar Administration,
Phoenix Bay Jetty
Port Blair - 744 101
☏: (03192) 232528/232742 ☏:(03192) 232528 ☏:(03192) 232742

Port Blair

Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.,
Aberdeen Bazar,
Port Blair - 744 101
☏: (03192) 233347/233590 ☏: (03192) 233347 ☏: (03192) 233590

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