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KOCHI (COCHIN)

KOCHI (COCHIN) Branch
(Controlled by Tuticorin Branch)
19 A, Victoria Street,
Tuticorin – 6280014
Person in Charge : Mr. F. Vaz
Tel : +91 0461 2320138

NAUTICAL POSITION

Latitude: 9° 58′ N
Longitude: 76° 14′ E

GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION

Located on the south West Coast of India, 930 kms South of Bombay and 320 kms North of Kanyakumari.

AUTHORITY

Cochin Port Trust, Willingdon
Island, Cochin – 682009
Telephone: +61 0484 2666871 / 2268122 / 2668123
Fax: +91 0484 2668163
Website: www.cochinport.com
E-mail: copt@ker.nic.in

PORT OFFICIAL

NAME

DESIGNATION

CONTACT NO.

SHRI G. SENTHILVEL

SMT. GOWRI S. NAIR

DR. C. UNNIKRISHNAN NAIR

DEPUTY CHAIRMAN

SECRETARY

TRAFFIC MANAGER

+91 484 2666592

+91 484 2666412

+91 484 2666418

SALIENT FEATURES (ARRIVING / SAILING)

ANCHORAGE
NAVIGATIONAL CHANNELS

Outer Channel:
Length: 16500 m
Depth: 14.5 m
Width: 260 m

Inner Channels
(1) Ernakulam Channel:

[Q-5 TO Q-10, NTB, STB & COT]
Length: 4900 m.
Width: 250 – 500 m.
Depth: 12.5m at COT,
9.14 at STB/NTB,
10m at Q-5 /Q-6, 10.5m at Q-7
12.5m at Q-8/Q-9

(2) Mattancherry Channel:
[Q-1 TO Q-4, NCB, SCB, BTP]
Length: 2200m
Width: 180 – 250m
Depth: 10m UPTO SOUTH END OF BTP
9.75m BEYOND BTP
9.14m at Q-1 TO Q-4, NCB & SCB

APPROACH WAYS

Cochin Port is located on Willingdon Island and is strategically placed on the East-West trade route at latitude 9° 58′ North and logitude 76° 14′ East, on the South – West coast of India about 930 kms. South of Mumbai and 320 kms north of Kanyakumari.

TIDES

EBB Stream Springs: 2 – 3 Knots
EBB Stream Neaps: ½ to 1½ Knots
Flood Stream Springs: 1 ½ – 2 Knots
Flood Stream Neaps: ½ to 1½ Knots

WEATHER

The monsoon season is usually from June to September and the average annual rainfall is 300 cms.

PILOTAGE

24 hours pilotage at Ernakulam channel, subject to tide restrictions. Pilot boards the vessel in the vicinity of the buoys nos.3 & 4.
Real time co-ordination of vessel movement through ‘VTMS’

PORT CRAFT

Tugs

Grab Hopper Dredger

Pilot Launches

Mooring Launches

Water Barges

Floating Crane

4 nos

1 no

2 nos

4 nos

1 no

1 no

NIGHT NAVIGATION

Available at Ernakulam channel subject to tide restrictions.

 

BERTHS

LENGTH (m)

DRAFT (m)

PRIMARY CARGO HANDLED AT BERTH

BERTH FACILITIES

Single Point Mooring (SPM)

370

22.5

LIQUID CARGO

TANKER

Cochin Oil Terminal (COT)

250

12.5

LIQUID CARGO

TANKER

North Tanker Berth (NTB)

213

9.14

LIQUID CARGO

TANKER

South Tanker Berth (STB)

170

9.14

LIQUID CARGO

TANKER

Fertilizer Berth Q10

207

10.7

FERTILIZER

DEDICATED BERTH WITH MECH. UN-LOADER & CONVERYOR BELT.

North Coal Berth

170

9.14

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

South Coal Berth

170

9.14

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Boat Train Pier (BTP)

200

10

LIQUID CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Ernakulam Wharf (Q-5 & Q-6)

250

10

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Ernakulam Wharf (Q-7)

250

10.5

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Ernakulam Wharf (Q-8 & Q-9)

250

12.5

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Mattanchery Wharf(Q-1 To Q-3)

180

9.14

DRY CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Mattancherry Wharf (Q-4)

180

9.14

LIQUID CARGO

NO SHORE CRANES AVAILABLE

Ictt Vallarpadam (V2 & V3)

320

14.5

CONTAINERS

4 NOS SUPER-POST PANAMAX CRANE

CARGO HANDLING EQUIPMENT

3 T FORKLIFT TRUCKS

 

10 T TIL MOBILE CRANE

 

40 T MOBILE HARBOUR CRANE

 

GRAB 12 CU.M.

 

10T COLES MOBILE CRANE

 

RAIL MOUNTED QUAY CRANE

 

GOTTWALD MOBILE HARBOR CRANE

 

RUBBER TYRED GANTRY CRANE

 

HEAVY DUTY REACH STACKER 40 MT

 

LIGHT DUTY REACH STACKER 8 MT

 

TERMINAL TRACTORS

 

TERMINAL TRAILERS

20 NOS

 

1 NO

 

1 NO

 

1 NO

 

1 NO

 

2 NOS

 

2 NOS

 

5 NOS

 

3 NOS

 

2 NOS

 

28 NOS

 

24 NOS

WORKING SHIFTS

SHIFT

1st.SHIFT

 

2ND SHIFT

 

3RD SHIFT

 

working

07.00 to 15.00 HOURS

 

15.00 to 23.00 HOURS

 

23.00 to 07.00 HOURS

 

recess

11.30 to 12.00 HOURS

 

19.00 to 19.30 HOURS

 

03.00 to 03.30 HOURS

 

WORKING DAYS / WEEK

7 X 24 HOURS

STORAGE

PORT PREMISES [TOTAL 18 SHEDS]

MATTANCHERRY WHARF (12 SHEDS): 30960 Sq m.

ERNAKULAM WHARF (6 SHEDS): 16180 Sq.mt.

CONTAINER FREIGHT STATION (1 SHED):

10,000 sq. mts of COVERED AREA

CEMENT GODOWN (1 SHED)

1,000 sq.m. of COVERED AREA

BTP (1 SHED)

6000 sq.m. of COVERED AREA

PORT CONNECTIVITY

ROAD/ RAIL/ AIRPORT ETC. AND ICD TO COIMBATORE/SALEM/BANGALORE

COMMUNICATION & TRANSPORT

AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

PROVISIONS

AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

BUNKERS

AVAILABLE AND SUPPLIED THROUGH BARGES / TRUCKS AND PIPELINES

WATER SUPPLY

SUPPLIED BY PORT THROUGH BARGES, ALSO BY PRIVATE PARTIES, WHEN NECESSARY

SHIP REPAIRS/ DRY DOCKING

AVAILABLE

GARBAGE

REMOVAL FACILITIES AVAILABLE BY PRIVATE PARTIES

MEDICAL FACILITIES

THE PORT HAS IT’S OWN HOSPITAL BUT PRIVATE HOSPITALS ARE PREFERRED FOR BETTER TREATMENT.

WATCHMAN

COCHIN PORT NOW ISPS – LEVEL 2. THERE IS NO ENGAGEMENT OF WATCHMEN ONBOARD THE VESSELS

LIGHTERAGE FACILITY

LIGHTERAGE OPERATION AVAILABLE AT OUTER ANCHORAGE, EXCEPT MONSOON SEASON

 

FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS

  • SAND MINING PROJECT IN COCHIN PORT
  • CRYOGENIC WAREHOUSING
  • TEA PARK
  • AUTOMATED GRAIN TERMINAL
  • CEMENT BAGGING PLANTS
  • RORO FACILITY FOR TRANSPORTING CAR & CARGO BEARING TRUCKS
  • COCHIN PORT ROPEWAY
  • COCHIN OUTER HARBOUR PROJECT
  • COCHIN PORT FTWZ