Submitted on 27 September 2018

Cochin Port continued to record impressive growth in cargo handling. The port handled an all time high monthly cargo throughput of 2.825 million tonnes during January 2018. The previous highest was 2.505 mt handled in the month of November 2017.

ICTT at Cochin Port also handled highest ever container throughput of 51211 TEUs in January 2018 surpassing the previous highest figure of 51019 TEUs achieved in the month of October 2017.

Cochin Port handled 24.210 million tonnes of cargo during 2017-18(April to January) with 18.36% growth over the corresponding period of 2016-17.

Container traffic grew by 12.25% for the year 2017-18(April to January) over the corresponding period of 2016-17 to reach 4.59 lakh TEUs. -- (01-02-2018)