Cochin Port handles Chemical Products like Liquid Ammonia, Methanol, Ethylene Dichloride (EDC) etc. , at two berths. One of the berths is called South Coal Berth (SCB), which was commissioned in the year 1953. Till very recently, the berth was used for handling liquid ammonia of Fertilizer & Chemicals Travancore Limited (FACT, a Government of India Undertaking) and their liquid storage tanks near the berth are spread over an area of 1 hectare.
Cochin Port already has a cruise passenger facilitation centre, ‘Samudrika’ at BTP, developed with the financial assistance from the Ministry of Tourism, GoI and the Tourism Department, GoK. However, the BTP has an LOA restriction of 260 m for ships.