Port Wings News Network:
Cochin Port Day will be celebrated on 28th May 2019 in commemoration of entry of first ship into Cochin Harbour.
The construction of the inner harbour from 1921 is deemed as the transformation of Cochin as a modern and safe Port. The first ship-SS Padma entered the inner harbour through the widened and deepened Cochin gut on 26th May 1928.
The celebration will be held on 28th May 2019 from 2 PM to 5 PM at Samudrika Hall, North End, Willingdon Island in which best performing Port Users and outstanding performers among the employees of the Port will be awarded. Dr. M. Beena IAS, Chairman, Shri A. V. Ramana, Deputy Chairman, Members of the Port Trust Board and representatives from the trade will be present. Entertainment programme will be staged by employees and their family members. A ship will be arranged at the BTP Berth, for public visit from 10 AM to 4 PM on the same day.