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Sagarika: First full-fledged international cruise terminal

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  • February 16, 2021
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Sagarika: First full-fledged international cruise terminal

Part of: GS Prelims and GS – III – Infrastructure

In news

  • Indian Prime Minister inaugurated various projects in Kochi, Kerala recently.

Key takeaways 

  • Sagarika, the International Cruise Terminal in Kochi was inaugurated.
  • It is India’s first full-fledged international cruise terminal.
  • Inauguration of the Marine Engineering Training Institute of Cochin Shipyard Ltd. will help those wanting to study marine engineering.
  • South Coal Berth would bring down logistics costs and improve cargo capacities.
  • Propylene Derivative Petrochemical Project (PDPP) will help strengthen India’s journey towards being Aatmanirbhar as it will save foreign exchange.
  • With Ro-Ro Vessels, a distance of almost 30 km on road will become 3.5 km through waterways leading to less congestion and more convenience, commerce and capacity-building.

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