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Berth That Can Dock Largest Ships to Super-Post-Panamax Cranes, This is Our Vizhinjam! Bookmark and Share

Vizhinjam Seaport Project has achieved a milestone as Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan formally launched the construction of berthing facilities at the Vizhinjam International Multipurpose Deepwater Seaport. The berth will be one of the 3 major components that make up phase 1 of the Rs 7,525 crore port project. In the first phase of the project, […]

Vizhinjam Seaport Project Update – 12km Railway Line to Balaramapuram and Much More! Bookmark and Share

Soon Vizhinjam International Multipurpose Deepwater Seaport will have a rail connectivity to Balaramapuram railway station on the Thiruvananthapuram-Kanyakumari railway line. The proposal prepared for the 12-km connectivity to the seaport by Rail Vikas Nigam Ltd (RVNL) will be submitted to Railways for approval. Meanwhile, the state government is trying to get funds from the Sagarmala […]

Vizhinjam Port Project: Monsoon will slow down the construction! Bookmark and Share

The work on the Vizhinjam Deep water Transshipment port is progressing in a fast pace. With the onset of monsoon, the sea has become violent and this has caused a minor setback on the progress of construction. However, as soon as monsoon is over, construction will be back on full swing. Construction of Breakwater When […]

Vizhinjam Project Updates: Construction going on in full swing! [Photos] Bookmark and Share

The end of 2015 witnessed the first construction work for the much-awaited Vizhinjam International seaport project. The project site is busy with construction activity and the dredging is going on in full swing in the sea. However, 2016 would be an important year to the multi-crore project as the preliminary work on rail, road connectivity […]

Vizhinjam Port is now formally ‘under construction’, ending a 24-year wait! Bookmark and Share

After a long wait of 24 years, Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport project is finally becoming a reality, giving a big boost to the development dreams of Trivandrum. Kerala’s dream project will be operational in three years. Chief minister Oommen Chandy laid the foundation stone for the proposed Rs 7,525-crore Vizhinjam port at a ground […]

Vizhinjam Project: Rs.475 Crore Rehab package approved Bookmark and Share

Kerala Cabinet has sanctioned Rs.475 crore rehabilitation package to those who would be affected due to implementation of Vizhinjam Transhipment Terminal project.  A government order will be issued shortly. The package will hopefully solve the fears of coastal population regarding the social and economic fall-out of the project. The package, with schemes to address the […]

Vizhinjam Project: Lack of construction materials a major concern! Bookmark and Share

As the launch date of the work of Vizhinjam Sea Port project nears, procurement of construction material for the project is becoming a tough challenge. The quarries in the district has expressed their inability to meet the massive requirement of granite for the project. According to quarry owners, the current production can never match that […]

Vizhinjam Port Project may not start on November 1 Bookmark and Share

It seems like the multi-crore Vizhinjam Port is going to miss the November 1 deadline for starting the construction of the project. The reason for the delay is due to the enforcement of the model code of conduct for the local body elections. The reason for the delay is due to the enforcement of the […]

Vizhinjam Port – Trivandrum’s Infrastructure needs a radical upgrade! Bookmark and Share

On Chingam 1 Kerala government and Adani Ports signed the agreement for multi-crore Vizhinjam International Seaport project. The Adani Group aims to complete the port in 1,000 days with construction starting this November 1, Kerala Piravi Day. However, City’s infrastructure needs to be developed fast. When the port get completed, city roads will witness increased […]

Why Adani Ports is the best thing that ever happened to Vizhinjam! Bookmark and Share

The Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd. (APSEZ) has some big plans for Vizhinjam Port. The profitability of the Vizhinjam International multipurpose Deepwater seaport lies in attracting cargo going to Colombo. The Adani hopes to divert Indian cargo going to Colombo and elsewhere for transhipment from feeder vessels to Vizhinjam and make it the […]