Kottayam Port and Container Terminal (KPCT) is the first PPP minor port and Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Kerala state, situated in Nattakom, on the banks of Kodoor river. This is also India’s first port and ICD to use inland waterway with Customs notified area for Exports & Imports.
It is connected to Cochin Port by road and by an inland waterway through Vembanadu Lake at a distance of 85 Kilometers. The operation of port is based on Roll-on Roll-off (Ro-Ro) concept. The containers sealed by customs are shipped to stack points at Cochin Port using barge.
- Kottayam Inland Container Depot and Mini Port, The Minister for Industries & Commerce, Government of Kerala
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