Cochin Current Affairs, GK & News

First voyage of Green Freight Corridor-2

Ministry of Shipping launched the maiden voyage under Green Freight Corridor-2 on June 30, 2021. Key points Green Freight Corridor-2 is a coastal shipping service. Voyage was launched from Cochin port to Beypore and Azhikkal ports located in north Kerala. Why voyage service was launched? First voyage service was launched in line with ministry’s plans ..

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Apharan: Indian Navy’s largest anti-hijacking exercise

On Decebmer 18, 2019, the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard at Cochin port conducted large scale anti-hijacking exercise. The exercise was called Apharan. Highlights Multiple agencies participated in the exercise. It included 12 ships and helicopters of Cochin Port trust, Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. This is the first time an anti-hijacking exercise ..

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Cochin Airport becomes world's first to operate completely on Solar Power

Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) of Kerala has become the first airport in the world to fully operate on solar power. It achieved this feat after Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chand officially commissioned the 12 MWp solar power plant near the cargo complex of airport. Key facts The plant comprises 46,150 solar panels laid across ..

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