Tentative Sailing of Mainland Islands

Schedule of MV Nancowry (Feb-2017)
--Port Blair02/02/2017Thu4 PM
05/02/2017SunVizag07/02/2017Tue10 AM
10/02/2017TuePort Blair12/02/2017Sun4 PM
15/02/2017WedChennai17/02/2017Fri4 PM
20/02/2017MonPort Blair22/02/2017Wed4 PM
Schedule of MV Nicobar (Feb-2017)
--Port Blair02/02/2017Thu2 PM
05/02/2017SunVizag07/02/2017Tue10 AM
10/02/2017FriPort Blair12/02/2017Sun10 AM
15/02/2017WedChennai17/02/2017Fri10 AM
20/02/2017MonPort Blair22/02/2017Wed6 PM
Schedule of MV Harshavardhana(Feb-2017)
--Port Blair07/02/2017Tue10 AM
10/02/2017FriKolkata15/02/2017Wed2 PM
19/02/2017SunPort Blair22/02/2017Wed10 AM
25/02/2017SatKolkata28/02/2017Tue2 PM
04/03/2017SatPort Blair---
ShipClassFare (in Rs)
M.V. Swaraj Dweep / Nancowry / Nicobar / Campbell BayDeluxe Cabin9,750
1st Class Cabin8,080
2nd Class Cabin6,420
Bunk Class2,500
M.V. HarshavardhanaDeluxe Cabin9,750
1st Class Cabin8,080
2nd Class 'A' Cabin6,420
2nd Class 'B' Cabin4,960
Bunk Class2,500
M.V. AkbarDeluxe Cabin9,750
1st Class Cabin6,890
2nd Class Cabin4,190
Bunk Class2,180
  • 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. Vizag :- 30/01/2017 (Monday)
  2. Kolkata :- 01/02/2016 (Wednesday)
  3. Chennai :- 02/02/2017 (Friday)

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

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
SectorsFromToJourney Time
Port Blair-Chennai-Port BlairChennaiPort BlairAbout 60 hrs
Port Blair-Kolkata-Port BlairKolkataPort BlairAbout 66 hrs
Port Blair-Vishakapatnam-Port BlairVishakapatnamPort BlairAbout 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. NoName of The ShipCabinBunk / DeckTotal SeatsCargo (MT)
1M V. Harshavardhana [IMO 7219026]1535957481500
2M V. Nancowry [IMO 8606434]30090012001500
3M V. Nicobar [IMO 8606161]30090012001500
4M V. Swaraj dweep [IMO 9101168]30090012001500
5M V. Akbar [IMO 7116915]121141415351500
6M v. Campbell Bay [IMO 9309124]8---

Eatable to be carried during Ship Journey

ItemQty Per Person
Lemon Fruit3 Nos
Avomine Tablets3 Nos
Lemon / Ginger / Mango Pickle200 grams
Bread3 packets
Jam250 grams
Mixture250 grams
Salt Biscuits3 Packets
Orange or Apple5 Nos

Level of Sea Sickness

MonthMoreCertainlySickness MildNo Sea Sickness

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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