Vizhinjam Seaport

The proposed Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport is an ambitious project taken up by Government of Kerala. The project is proposed to follow Landlord Port Model. The Port will be at Vizhinjam, near Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala, India with a quay length of 2000 meters in three phases. It will be designed to cater primarily for container transhipments besides multi-purpose and break bulk cargo.The port project will be implemented by Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd - a company fully owned by Government of Kerala.




  • The largest container vessel in the market with a capacity of 18,000 TEU (EEE-class) will be expected to operate at the time of completion of the project is considered as the design vessel for this futuristic port.

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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  • RFQ For Development of Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport through Public Private Partnership(PPP)
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  • RFQ for Engineering,Procurement and Construction (EPC) of Breakwater and Associated Berths at Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport.
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