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Kerala plans cargo movement through coastal shipping


September 14th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kerala government plans to decongest the state roads, diverting at least 20 percent of the cargo traffic through coastal shipping by 2015 and 40 percent ... Read more...

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Rs.750 crore sanctioned for ship repair unit in Kerala


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14 (IANS) Giving further fillip to the maritime industry in Kerala, the central government Friday cleared Cochin Shipyard Ltd's Rs.750 crore project to set up a ship repair ... Read more...

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Kerala looking for private investment in mega projects


August 13th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) With several mega infrastructure projects being planned in the state, Kerala is now looking at active private sector participation in them, said P.K. Kunhalikutty, minister for ... Read more...

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Mumbai harbour channel to be deepened, expanded for more traffic


March 1st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) In a major boost to maritime trade and commerce, the Indian government Thursday decided to deepen, lengthen and widen the harbour channel and entry points to ... Read more...

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Kochi connected to China via weekly cargo vessel


December 19th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Dec 19 (IANS) The first weekly cargo vessel connecting Kochi to China berthed here Sunday, according to an announcement by the International Container Transhipment Terminal(ICTT).The M.V Irenes Reliance ... Read more...

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Chinese firms bid for $500 mn project in Sri Lanka


November 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Two Chinese firms and a British company are bidding for a contract to build the $500 million Colombo South Harbor Container Terminal in Sri Lanka, an ... Read more...

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Kochi now connected to Europe by ship


November 14th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) The International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) here Monday announced that the first weekly service vessel, connecting Kochi directly to European ports, had berthed here.The ship ... Read more...

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DP World seeks close trade ties with India


October 14th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 13 (IANS/WAM) DP World, one of the world's major marine terminal operators based in Dubai, has sought close trade ties with India."Indian exporters and importers have been among ... Read more...

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Kerala not done enough to draw private investment: Chidambaram


February 12th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) The tit for tat between the Left-ruled Kerala and the central government ahead of the forthcoming assembly polls continued with union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday ... Read more...

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Kerala ministers upset over PM’s function


February 11th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Kerala Fisheries Minister S.Sharma and Transport Minister Jose Thettayil Friday expressed displeasure at state ministers not being invited to join the prime minister on the dais during ... Read more...

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PM inaugurates mega transhipment terminal in Kerala


February 11th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday dedicated to the nation the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) in Kerala. It's the largest single-operator container terminal in the country.Manmohan Singh, ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to dedicate new Kerala port to nation on Feb.11


February 7th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by ANI
Vallarpadom (Kerala), Feb.7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will dedicate the International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT) at Valarpadom, Kerala, to the nation on February 11.The new port, which will ... Read more...

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Prime Minister to inaugurate Vallarpadam container terminal on February 11


February 6th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Feb 6(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam in Kerala on February 11.The ICTT is the first in the ... Read more...

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PM to open container terminal in Kerala


February 6th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Feb 11 inaugurate a Rs.3,250 crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam, off Kochi coast. It is billed as the largest ... Read more...

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Gantries reach Kochi port after three-week wait


July 16th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Jul 16 (ANI): Four giant gantries onboard a Chinese vessel 'Zhenhua 10' anchored at Kochi on Friday after a three-week-long wait.The 'Zhenhua 10' was due to dock at Vallarpadam Terminal but ... Read more...

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Vallarpadam ICTT to be commissioned in August


May 25th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 25 (IANS) The Rs.2,118-crore International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam near here will be commissioned in August, the Cochin Port Trust (CPT) said Tuesday. Billed as the country's first ... Read more...

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KSIDC offers financial assistance to new sectors


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 3 (IANS) As part of its diversification plan, the Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation (KSIDC) will extend financial assistance to five more sectors. The new sectors are logistics, infrastructure, media and ... Read more...

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Vallarpadam container terminal to be commissioned in 2010’s first quarter


October 10th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Rs.2,118 crore (Rs.21.18 billion) International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) - the country's first global hub terminal, at Vallarpardam near here is nearing completion and will be commissioned ... Read more...

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India’s longest rail bridge nearing completion at Kochi


October 9th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Oct 9 (ANI): The Indian Railways is set to make a record of building the longest railway bridge in the shortest period at Kochi.Crossing through an island and backwaters of ... Read more...

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India’s longest railway bridge nearing completion at Kochi


July 18th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 18 (IANS) The country's longest railway bridge, at 4.62 km, is fast nearing completion and will be opened in November, an official said here Saturday. The bridge, to connect the ... Read more...

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Cochin Port to have Vessel Traffic Management System soon


December 22nd, 2007 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Cochin Port Trust has entered into an agreement with Ireland-based Transas Limited for the commissioning of a vessel traffic management system at the port. The ... Read more...

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