International Container Transshipment Terminal, Kochi handled over 50,000 teus and 53 vessels during the 53 days lock down period. The terminal is playing a key role to ensure constant flow of essential commodities like rice, wheat, pulses, fruits and medical equipment. DP World Cochin is using alternate modes of transport to evacuate cargo from the port.
During the lock down period the port has handled 19 rakes and movement of rail freight has seen four-fold increase. Even during the lock down the port has maintained productivity in line with global standards, which is more than 30 moves per hour.
The terminal successfully handled the first shipment of geo-tubes as part of coastal conservation project of the government of Kerala.