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Cochin Port

  • Fastest growing logistic centre in the country
  • One of the largest ports in India
  • Major port between the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean
  • Has the safest inner harbour

Cochin Port is one of the major ports between the Arabian Sea and the Indian Ocean, situated in the state of Kerala in India. It is also one of the largest ports in the country and is governed by the Cochin Port Trust. It was first opened for commercial use in 1928.

Cochin is presently the fastest growing logistic centre emerging into a major International transshipment terminal. An all-weather natural port which is located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, Cochin is promoting major liquid terminal, bulk terminal and maritime industries in its port-based special economic zones (SEZs). Cochin Port Trust has approximately 863.755 hectares of land at numerous locations in Kochi which can be used for providing various services at the port.

Cochin Port also considers cruise as a major business prospect and gets major cruise lines such as Cunard Lines, Royal Caribbean Lines, Aida Cruises, Costa Cruises, etc., every year.


Cochin Port: Major Indian Port

2013 Inaugurates upgraded infrastructure at Cochin Fisheries Harbour
2012 Ship repair facility is established by Cochin Shipyard Ltd at Willingdon Island, a Cochin Port Trust Area
2011 Single window facility for the port's customers, established by the Cochin Port Trust is formally inaugurated
2010 Internationally competitive rates are declared at the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT)
In FY20, major ports in India handled 704.82 million tonnes of cargo traffic, implying a CAGR of 2.74% during FY16-20.