The Vizhinjam International Transhipment Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport is an ambitious project taken up by Government of Kerala. It is designed primarily to cater container transhipment besides multi-purpose and break bulk cargo. The port is being currently developed in landlord model with a Public Private Partnership component on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer (“DBFOT”) basis. The private partner, the Concessionaire M/s Adani Vizhinjam Port Private limited has commenced the construction on 5 th December 2015. As per the Concession construction of port is scheduled to be completed on 4 th December 2019. Though the Concession Agreement envisages a construction period of 4 years GoK and Concessionaire has set an ambitious target of 1000 days to make the port commercially operational.




  • The port is being developed as a transhipment hub, to cater current largest mother vessel with a capacity of 18,000 TEU. Ports consists of 2,000mtrs of container berth with a draught of 18.4mtrs.

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  • MoU signed for rail connectivity on 20th Feb 2018 Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Konkan Railway Corporation Limited (KRCL), a Government of India Undertaking, on 20 th February 2018 for providing rail connectivity for the project. The MoU was signed by Dr. Jayakumar, the Managing Director & CEO of VISL and Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Chairman and Managing Director of KRCL, in the presence of Honourable Chief Minister Sri. Pinarayi Vijayan and Honourable Minister for Ports Sri. Ramachandran Kadannapally.