Cochin Port is one of the major ports of India. Cochin Port Trust is a body of the Government of India that manages the Port of Cochin. Operating from the Willingdon Island, the port is located at latitude 9 degree 58' north and longitude 76 degree 14' east. The modern port was established in 1926 and completed 86 years of active service. The port is currently building India's first International Container Transshipment Terminal on Build-Operate-Transfer basis with Dubai Ports World, in the island of Vallarpadam, north of Willingdon Island.