India is rolling out more trade-facilitating measures to speed up cargo flows and ease congestion at major ports.
Port of Cochin
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.
30 Dec 2015
The awarding of a public-private-partnership contract to DP World for the construction and operation of International Container Transshipment Terminal, also known as Vallarpadam Terminal, at India’s Port of Cochin has come under fire from the country’s public spending watchdog.
20 Nov 2015
The Galex service, an intra-Asia loop operated jointly by Emirates Shipping Line, Hanjin Shipping, Korea Marine Transport Co. and Regional Container Lines, is adding a second call at Cochin, India, on its eastbound rotation.
03 Nov 2015
DP World said its Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal at India’s Cochin Port is on a steady “growth path” on the back of operational efficiency and connectivity upgrades.
07 Oct 2015
The volume handled at India’s major public ports grew a meager 2 percent in the first fiscal half amid sluggish global trade demand and growing service bottlenecks at some of the country’s main container gateways, particularly Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust.
11 Sep 2015
DP World-operated Vallarpadam International Container Terminal at India’s Port of Cochin received long-awaited regulatory approval to reduce the number of free days allotted to laden import containers in an effort to ease congestion and improve terminal productivity.
09 Jul 2015
Shippers using Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal at India’s Port of Cochin can capitalize on a new intra-Asia connection from the Galex Consortium, which added a weekly call at the DP World facility.