Minister of State for Shipping Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday reviewed the development activities of Vallarpadam Terminal of Cochin Port. It is envisaged as first trans-shipment port of India, managed by DP World.
The Minister directed officials to chalk out the strategy to tackle the various challenges and actualize the vision of Trans-shipment Hub of India and pioneer hub in the South Asia.
Mandaviya said “We are developing trans-shipment facility on Indian port to ensure that Indian cargo trans-ship through Indian Port. Resolving various issues of Vallarpadam Terminal is one of the top priority of the Ministry of Shipping.”
“Reviewed the development activities of Vallarpadam Terminal of Cochin Port to be developed as India’s first ’Transshipment Hub’. We are committed to ensuring that Indian cargo transship through Indian port, fulfilling Prime Minister’s vision of #AatmaNirbharBharat,” he tweeted.