Cochin Port issues work order for cruise terminal
cochin Port Trust has issued work order to commence the construction of new cruise terminal at ernakulum Wharf of cochin Port by February 2020.
The new cruise terminal will be able to handle 5,000 tourists and have 2,253 square metres of area. it would be having facilities like passenger lounge, crew lounge, 30 immigration counters, eight customs clearance counters, seven security check counters, Wi-fi, tourist information counter and duty-free shopping among many others. The estimated construction cost of the terminal is ₹25.72 crore and of this, ₹21.41crore has been sanctioned by the union ministry of tourism.