Highlights

New Delhi, Shri Manasukh Mandaviya Minister of State for Shipping reviewed the development activities of Vallarpadam terminal (International Container Transhipment Terminal Kochi) at Cochin. The International Container Transhipment terminal accommodates India’s first trans-shipment hub.

What is Trans-Shipment Hub?

The International Container Transhipment Terminal Kochi of Cochin seaport where the hub is located is the most preferred gateway for South India (Kerala) and also a leading Transshipment hub for South Asia.

Why was Cochin Port selected for the hub?

The Cochin Port is best positioned South Indian port in terms of proximity to international sea routes. It also has connectivity to the back of beyond markets of India. The Cochin Port has infrastructure to manage large ships. Capacity‎ of Cochin Port is ‎1 Million TEU’s.

Cochin Port opened since ‎11 February 2011. Port also have two Rail Tracks.

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