Few new projects have been developed under the supervision of the Index Group, such as M/ S Zayan Cruise. The company already did study to review the feasibility of constructing and operating a luxurious passenger vessel under private sector based on demand in inland water transport routes from Dhaka to river line southern districts to the country for example, Barishal and Patuakhali. The conducted research shows that travelers to these districts prefer marine travel much more over land travel, due to long duration of journey and better accommodation.
The research also discloses that if this project is implemented, it will create job opportunities for 68 personnel of various categories. The total fixed cost of the project has been estimated at Tk. 54.20 crores. The project will be meant for inland waterways (local market). Zayn Cruise Limited is a member of one of the leading business companies in Bangladesh engaged in trading, project support, construction works, logistics, transportation, supply of crews/ specialized manpower (Local and abroad), rental of equipment. will create job opportunities for 68 personnel of various categories.
Some important steps will be taken under the project:
1) Safety provisions: Safety is one of the most priorities of the management. In order to be safe from various occupational hazards and fatal accidents, there is no alternative to safety training. Another important area to ensure safety is to define responsibility and assigning specific role to specific persons.
2) In order to avoid the above-mentioned risks the company generally arrange the necessary safety instruments and aware the crew & co-workers for any untoward incident.
3) The management will develop a professional management team to operate the Ship with a corporate approach. Taking necessary measures against fire, fire fighting equipments, Personnel protective equipments (PPE) and first aid box will be distributed.
Program for promoting awareness:
Environment knowledge and practical awareness will be promoted by the operators and supervisors. They will carry out one to one discussion and publicity activities. Various awareness tools will be utilized for improving efficiency in promoting this awareness among the dealing staffs, operators. In addition a compliance team will work relating to total affairs of the operators on regular basis.