Cochin Port Trust is planning to set up a Mini Shipyard

Cochin Port Trust is planning to set a mini shipyard at Willingdon Island which will enable them to capitalize on the business opportunities in ship repairing and building domains..The project is to be done in the model of Vallarpadam International Container Transhipment Terminal. The site for the proposed mini shipyard will be between Central Institute… Continue reading Cochin Port Trust is planning to set up a Mini Shipyard

Cochin vs Kochi vs Ernakulam

Ok let me get this out in the open once and for all. What do we call our city? Cochin, Kochi or Ernakulam? On Monday the Kerala High Court admitted a public interest litigation which contends that no area other than Cochin Corporation and those included in the Kochi Taluk should be called Cochin. The… Continue reading Cochin vs Kochi vs Ernakulam

Kochi Music Festival on January 15th

JT Pac in association with District Administration and Kerala Tourism Department is conducting a music and food fiesta called Kochi Music Festival(KMF) on 15th January 2011 at Marine drive ground .  This will be  a meet up of home bands from Cochin and other bands from other parts of the state .  The Latin American… Continue reading Kochi Music Festival on January 15th

Vallarpadam Terminal Launch likely to be delayed again

The vallarpaadam International Container Transhipment Terminal will have to wait a little more for its official launch. The dredging of the port is yet to complete as the Mumbai-based Jaisu Shipping , the dredging contractors broke the deadline on September 30. The dredging company was given a task to make a draft of 14.5 meters… Continue reading Vallarpadam Terminal Launch likely to be delayed again

Four ships launched by CSL

Cochin Shipyard launchs four ships! Cochin Shipyard on Monday launched three platform supply ships and an Anchor Handling tug supply vessel. According to a shipyard press release, two ships are for Tidewater Marine of US and another vessel is for M/S Vroon Offshore, Netherlands. An Anchor Handling Tug supply vessel is being built for M/s… Continue reading Four ships launched by CSL