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Cruise vessel MV Karnika to discontinue operations

12th October, 2020 Science and Technology

Context: MV Karnika, a 14-deck large premium cruise vessel whose home port is Mumbai, have decided to discontinue its operations due to mounting debts and the uncertainties posed by COVID-19.

  • MV Karnika was the first large cruise vessel to home port in Mumbai and operate to domestic and international destinations.
  • It was also part of the plan to build Mumbai as a major cruise port.