First vessel arrives at Zuari terminal, India

First vessel arrives at Zuari terminal, India
Published: 15 January 2016


The first vessel carrying a consignment of 7,612t of cement arrived at Zuari Cement’s new bagging terminal at Cochin Port, Kerala, on Tuesday.

Cochin Port Trust Chairman Paul Antony, Deputy Chairman G Senthivel and Secretary Gowri S Nair were among those present when the ship anchored at the port, according to an article by The Hindu (India).

Two other Indian cement producers, Ambuja Cements and UltraTech Cement, already operate two fully-fledged terminals at the port, while Penna Cement has begun construction of a cement bagging facility, according to the report. Malabar Cements is also said to be in discussions with the Cochin Port Trust to establish a cement bagging and clinker import facility.