Between October 2013 and April 2014, the Mormugao Port in Goa is scheduled to welcome around 30 cruise liners. Recently the luxurious Sea Dream Yacht Club, for the first time, arrived at Mormugao Port. The yacht arrived on October 28, carrying around 125 passengers.
Mormugao Port Trust is holding discussion with various cruise liners to call at the port as Goa is also a popular holiday destination. The port is making attempt to develop cruise tourism as it would serve as an alternate source of revenue at a time when the iron ore cargo volume declined following the ban on mining