Wärtsilä will upgrade its VTMS installed in the Indian port of Cochin. The system was originally delivered in 2008, and by adding the latest technology, significant additional benefits can be gained.
Major ports in India have recorded a growth of 3.24% and together handled 326.4 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to September, 2017
The first call of a Car Carrier ship, M. V. Dresden is scheduled at Cochin Port in the evening of 26.09.2016.
The RFID is an access control system on digital platform for regulating movement of vehicles, cargo and people into the sensitive wharf area. The system dispenses away with manual checkings and reduces the waiting time at the wharf gates.
Mega Luxury Cruise Vessel “M.V.Ovation of the Seas” called at the Cochin Port for a 2-day stop-over in its circuit of Dubai-Muscat-Kochi-Penang-Singapore. The vessel with 4000 passengers and 1649 crew was given a warm and colourful reception at the Cochin Port in ethnic style with flowers, sindhoor and chendamelam.
The Cochin Port celebrated ‘Port Day’ on 26.05.2016 with a business meeting for the exporters and importers and agencies, among other programmes. Sri Paul Antony, Chairman of the Cochin Port till 16th May, 2016 was the Chief Guest.