Cochin is emerging as a high turnover bunkering hub in South Asian region. The Port is supported by a coastal refinery ensuring reliable and cost effective supply. Product range include 380 centistoke fuel oils compliant with latest international standards ISO-8217-2010 with sulphur content < 3.5%

International Bunkering Terminal for dedicated bunkering in the project stage.


Salient Features of Bunkering at Cochin

  • High quality bunkers of all grades
  • Facility for supply of bunkers to ships at the outer sea
  • Most competitive rates among South Asian Ports
  • Lowest Tax rates for bunkers to foreign vessels (0.5%) and coastal vessels (5%)
  • Correct quantities delivered

Click here for Customs Trade Notice on Bunker supply

Click here for Bunker Supply Procedure

Click here for the Code of Practices for Supply of Bunkers

Click here for IOC's Brochure on Marine Fuels Supply


Contact Persons for Bunkers and Barges

Bunker Suppliers

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Mr. K.Ravindranath (mobile-9495046444)

Indian Oil Corporation Limited

Ms. P.Diancie Christa (mobile- 9342778338)

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited

Mr. Arjun Pullat (mobile-9446406580)


Mr. Ramesh Goil (mobile-08879248172)

Bharat Chemical Mr.Dilip Banusali (mobile-9825226768

Barge Operators

Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation Ltd

Mr. Cyril V Abraham (mobile- 8848945351)

Unique Bunkers

Capt Jacob (mobile-9895126269)

Cochin Bunkers

Mr. Prakash Kumar (mobile-9847031325)

Poseidon Maritime Services

Mr.K.P.Joseph (mobile- 9562051056)

Geostan Marine India P Ltd

Mr. George Jose V (mobile-7736089777)

Shiny Shipping Mr. Shaun Noronha (mobile-9930031747)

(New Barge operators may contact Port for registration)