Port of Cochin

The port of Chennai, pictured, lost a Maersk Line call in April, which impacted its overall volumes in the first four months of the fiscal year.
10 Aug 2016
Traffic at major, or public, Indian ports rose in the first four months of the fiscal year, but growth could have been higher.
14 Mar 2016
A strike by truckers at DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, in India’s Port of Cochin entered its fifth day on Monday, forcing shippers to reroute some cargo via nearby ports, mostly Tuticorin.
10 Mar 2016
The majority of workers involved in drayage operations at International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, in India’s Cochin Port walked off the job Thursday morning, disrupting freight movements to and from the DP World facility, local shipping sources told JOC.com.
07 Mar 2016
India’s state-owned major ports booked a 2.6 percent increase in container volumes in the first 11 fiscal months compared with the same period the prior fiscal year, the newest provisional port figures collected by JOC.com show.
23 Feb 2016
Despite the downturn in global trade, DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, at India’s Port of Cochin remains well on track to complete a record-setting fiscal 2015-16, which ends March 31, according to the newest port figures collected by JOC.com.
18 Feb 2016
India will issue tenders in March for a consulting study on the development of a new transshipment port at Colachel on the Malabar coast on the southernmost tip of the subcontinent.
12 Feb 2016
DP World on Friday unveiled a plan to invest $1 billion in India over the next few years, as the Dubai-headquartered terminal operator looks to tap into potential growth opportunities in the emerging Asian economy.
09 Feb 2016
Container throughput at India’s major public ports was up 2.21 percent year-over-year in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2015-16, but the growth would have been slightly higher if the largest container handler, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, hadn’t faced slowdowns due to prolonged industrial unrest at the DP World facility in the harbor last month.
26 Jan 2016
International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam Terminal, at the Port of Cochin riding high since the addition of the intra-Asia Galex service last year, has upgraded its connectivity with a new, weekly intra-India feeder service.
21 Jan 2016
International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, at India’s Port of Cochin expanded its intermodal freight access earlier this week when state-owned Container Corp. of India introduced a weekly train service connecting the DP World facility with Coimbatore, a major southern India inland point.
08 Jan 2016
Container throughput at India’s major, state-owned ports showed a modest increase in the first three fiscal quarters from a year earlier as sluggish global demand continues to weigh heavily on the country’s foreign trade.
31 Dec 2015
DP World said its International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam Terminal, at India’s Port of Cochin has had a “remarkable” year of growth, with significant volume and productivity gains amid tight market conditions.