I think the people in Thailand applying for the Indian visa had to send their passports away for 2 weeks.
We never heard any positive reports about Cochin. ( Kochi formerly known as Cochin).
India isn't really cruisier friendly yet
(10 May 2010)
Mumbai's first marina in prospect
By IBI Magazine / David Robinson
OK my post disappeared... lol Theres a new marina just opened in Cochin too