Shipyard at Poovar

 In 2011, Cochin Shipyard Limited conducted a study to locate a suitable location for a greenfield shipyard in India, and Poovar  which has natural depth of up to 30 meters and is only 10 nautical miles from the international shipping route, emerged as the favorite choice

Progress Made

TCCI has written to the Government of India and Thiruvananthapuram MP

Next Milestones

Discuss feasibility with Thiruvananthapuram MP and Cochin Shipyard.

Implementing Agency

Cochin Shipyard Ltd


Ports Department

Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways (GoI)

Member of Parliament

Shashi Tharoor


Ahammad Devarkovil

Sarbananda Sonowal


All MLAs of the district


All Constituencies in the District

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