Port awaits Mainline vessel, Container Train
KOCHI May 4: The Cochin port is buzzing with activities related to logistics as another mainline vessel and a train carrying containers from North India are scheduled to arrive here this week. SCI Mumbai, the second vessel deployed by Shipping Corporation of India for conducting services on Colombo-Cochin-JNP-Mudra-Salalah-Gio-Tauro-Felixstowe-Hamburg-Antwerp- Gio Tauro-Colombo route
Kettuvallam Bridge on the Marine Drive walkway
KOCHI Apr 27: The city will have a new landmark - Kettuvallam Bridge on the Marine Drive walkway. The new bridge is being constructed on the extended walkway of the iconic Marine Drive. Standing on the new bridge, Kochiites as well as tourists would be able to feel the gentle breeze coming from the nearby Vembanad Lake
Kochi going slow on Solar City Project
Kochi Apr 26: Kochi Corporation is in the process of installing energy efficient street lights on selected stretches of roads. To begin with, LED lights will be installed on MG Road and Marine Drive. The corporation had invited tenders for the same and the process of selection is expected to be completed soon.
Indian Institute of Architects , Kochi to draft city space improvement plans
KOCHI Apr 19: The Indian Institute of Architects (IIA) Kochi chapter will prepare a detailed project report (DPR) for the city space improvement (CSI) project promoted by Kochi Corporation.The decision was taken a meeting convened by mayor Tony Chammany to discuss implementation of budget proposals.
Cargo traffic grows 12% at Kochi Port
Kochi, April 2: The Kochi Port Trust recorded a 12 per cent growth in cargo traffic in the past fiscal. The port handled 2 crore tonnes of cargo in one year, the first time in its history. Recording the second highest growth rate among India's ports, Kochi port achieved a throughput of 2.01 crore tonnes.
Plans for development projects for Kochi
Kochi, March 26: The Greater Cochin Development Authority will adopt a pro-active approach for catering the development needs of Kochi city and adjoining areas
Kochi Metro gets PIB approval
Thiruvananthapuram, March 23: The Kochi Metro Rail project has cleared a major hurdle by earning the nod of the Public Investment Board. This makes it possible for work to start on the multi-thousand crore project at the earliest, according to the State Chief Minister, Mr Oommen Chandy
KOCHI Mar 16: The Cochin Port Trust (CPT) has unveiled a plan to utilize its 385.82ha land on Willingdon Island for setting up various projects.
In addition to the 40.9ha of land it had identified here for port side operations, CPT plans to set up a logistics park, a ship repair yard and a Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ) in another 104.07ha here.
BANGALORE Mar 9: Business hopes smile at Kochi on the threshold of a new fiscal. The emerging possibilities reflect on its changing commercial skyline that would soon flaunt global titles like Deloitte, KPMG and Ernst & Young (E&Y).
KOCHI Mar 3: Infrastructures Kerala Ltd (INKEL), Bahrain-based VKL Group and resort chain Mfar Hotels & Resorts Ltd have formed a joint venture which will invest Rs 65 crore to develop a second Container Freight Station (CFS) at Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT).
Vallarpadam all set to spread wings
KOCHI Feb 13: Having received a green signal for the second container freight station (CFS) near the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT), the Vallarpadam Island will be abuzz with logistics activities within next few months.
PM for Speedy Execution of Container Facility at Vallarpadam
Kochi, Jan. 31: The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has directed different departments to ensure that procedural issues do not come in the way of the country's first international container transhipment terminal at Vallarpadam becoming a global cargo hub..
Gateway Distriparks setting up container freight station at ICTT Vallarpadam
Kochi, Jan 17: To tap the trade opportunity at ICTT (International Container Transshipment Terminal) Vallarpadam, Gateway Distriparks (Kerala) Ltd is setting up a container freight station in the vicinity of the terminal to facilitate exim trade in the region.