India is rolling out more trade-facilitating measures to speed up cargo flows and ease congestion at major ports.
Port of Cochin
25 May 2016
The government of India is looking to automate gate transactions at the country's major ports.
16 May 2016
India is accelerating its drive for private investment in its ports and maritime sectors.
05 May 2016
International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, did not make much headway in getting major mainline calls in the first three years of its operations at India's Port of Cochin but is now on a path to rapid growth.
05 Apr 2016
India’s major ports controlled by the union government recorded a 3 percent year-over-year increase in container throughput in fiscal year 2015-16, which ended March 31, according to the newest provisional port statistics collected by JOC.com.
15 Mar 2016
Truckers at DP World-operated International Container Transshipment Terminal, or Vallarpadam, called off a six-day strike that ground inland freight movements to a near-standstill and forced shippers to divert some cargo away from Cochin, India’s southeastern major public harbor.
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.