Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation for Ro-Ro facility at Cochin Port
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Sarbananda Sonowal lays foundation for Ro-Ro facility at Cochin Port

Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister for Ports and Shipping, has laid the foundation stone for the Roll-On-Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) facility at Cochin Port in Kerala.

The new Ro-Ro facility will be built on the Mattancherry Channel at Cochin Port, between the Q1 berth and South Coal Berth, as part of the Government of India's Sagarmala programme.

It will include building a 615 sq m RCC jetty, along with the reinforcement of the existing roadways connecting to the facility and other related work.

The project, worth Rs 11.06 crore with 100% funding from the Indian government under the Sagarmala initiative, is expected to be finished in nine months.

Once operational, the Ro-Ro facility will promote safe and environmentally friendly transportation options. It will also boost cost-effective coastal freight transit using Ro-Ro ships, reducing traffic congestion and lesser accidents.

It will also catalyze promoting and facilitating an environmentally friendly and cost-effective form of transportation.

Sonowal took the Ro-Ro to visit Kochi. He told the media that Ro-Ro ships provide much-needed relief to passengers while boosting overall transportation.

The minister said that during his visit to Kochi, he took the Ro-Ro. Glimpses with a video.

This foundation stone was set at the commencement of Cochin Shipyard Limited's Golden Jubilee celebrations.

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Also read: Sarbananda Sonowal asks for Paradip Port capacity expansion by 2030

Sarbananda Sonowal, the Union Minister for Ports and Shipping, has laid the foundation stone for the Roll-On-Roll-Off (Ro-Ro) facility at Cochin Port in Kerala. The new Ro-Ro facility will be built on the Mattancherry Channel at Cochin Port, between the Q1 berth and South Coal Berth, as part of the Government of India's Sagarmala programme. It will include building a 615 sq m RCC jetty, along with the reinforcement of the existing roadways connecting to the facility and other related work. The project, worth Rs 11.06 crore with 100% funding from the Indian government under the Sagarmala initiative, is expected to be finished in nine months. Once operational, the Ro-Ro facility will promote safe and environmentally friendly transportation options. It will also boost cost-effective coastal freight transit using Ro-Ro ships, reducing traffic congestion and lesser accidents. It will also catalyze promoting and facilitating an environmentally friendly and cost-effective form of transportation. Sonowal took the Ro-Ro to visit Kochi. He told the media that Ro-Ro ships provide much-needed relief to passengers while boosting overall transportation. The minister said that during his visit to Kochi, he took the Ro-Ro. Glimpses with a video. This foundation stone was set at the commencement of Cochin Shipyard Limited's Golden Jubilee celebrations. Image Source Also read: Sarbananda Sonowal asks for Paradip Port capacity expansion by 2030

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