Cochin Port Han­dles 20 per cent more traf­fic

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Cochin Port han­dled 11.93 mil­lion tonnes of cargo for the pe­riod April to Au­gust 2017 com­pared to the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod of last fis­cal. In­ter­na­tional Con­tainer Trans­ship­ment Ter­mi­nal, Val­larpadam han­dled high­est ever monthly con­tainer vol­ume of 50,842 teus in the month of Au­gust 2017. It has recorded a growth of 13.04 per cent for the pe­riod April to Au­gust 2017 com­pared to the cor­re­spond­ing pe­riod of 2016. On 18th Au­gust’17, the port re­ceived their first ever con­sign­ment of 27,500 tonnes of Sun­flower Meal Ex­tract in pel­lets.

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