The Minister of State for Shipping, Pon. Radhakrishnan has informed the Lok Sabha recently about the status of Cruise terminal facilities being set up in the country. He informed the house that an International cruise terminal has been set up at Cochin Port. Apart from this, the Cruise Terminals are being developed in the Major Ports of Chennai and Mormugao with financial assistance from the Ministry of Tourism. The terminal at Chennai Port is likely to come up by June 2016 and at Mormugao Port by December 2016.