Vizhinjam Seaport

The proposed Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport is an ambitious project taken up by Government of Kerala. The port is proposed to be developed in lanlord model with PPP component for which Draft Concession Agreement is prepared based on the Model Concession Agreement for State Ports published by Planning Commission, Government of India. It is designed to cater primarily for container transhipments besides multi-purpose and break bulk cargo.Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd - a company fully owned by Government of Kerala is the implementing agency for the project, responsible for the land procurement, development of external infrastructure and selection of concessionaire.

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Features

  • The port is being developed as a Transhipment Hub, to cater current largest mother vessel.
    Design Vessel: 18000 TEU
    Birth Length: 2000 Mts.
    Draught: 18.4 Mts.
Oommenchandy

Chairman's Message

Government of Kerala is firmly committed to realise this prestigious project. It will be a landmark achievement for our country and will be a great contribution to our economy.

Oommen Chandy
Hon. Chief Minister of Kerala

K Babu

Vice Chairman's Message

The Government will expedite this project by clearing all the hurdles, we will ensure high level of efficiency and transparency in all the activities.

K. Babu
Minister for Excise and Ports

Latest News

  • Environmental Clearance order The Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India accorded Environmental Clearance to this project. [ more ]
  • The Expert Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment & Forest, Government of India recommended Environmental Clearance to the project.
  • Release of Integrated Master Plan, DPR and CEIA reportsHon. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy released Integrated Master Plan, DPR and CEIA reports on 30-05-2013.. [ more ]
  • Drinking water project inauguration at Vizhinjam implemented by VISL Hon. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy inaugurated the project on 25 April, 5 pm. [ more ]

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Tenders

  • RFQ for Engineering,Procurement and Construction (EPC) of Breakwater and Associated Berths at Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport.
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