US trade delegation visits Cochin Port Trust
A trade delegation from the US visited the Cochin Port to discuss issues of cooperation regarding port-led investments. The trade delegation, from the Executive Office of the US President, was led by Deputy US trade representative Robert Holleyman and accompanied by senior officials from the US embassy in India.
The team held discussions on commencing a direct ship service which would connect Cochin to the US East Coast, with Paul Antony, Chairman, Cochin Port Trust and C Unnikrishnan Nair, Traffic Manager of the port. Apart from that, the team also evinced keen interest in commercial developments related to outer harbour in Cochin Port.