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Vizhinjam Port: Welspun Consortium’s Bid to be Examined

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said Welspun consortium, one of the last two remaining bidders for the proposed Vizhinjam International Container Terminal, has been given the security clearance for the project. The information was provided to the state government … Continue reading

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Master Plan for Vizhinjam Seaport Project in Final Stages

A workshop will be held at Thiruvananthapuram on February 7th and 8th  to finalise the master plan of the proposed Vizhinjam Container Transshipment Terminal. Railways, National Highway Authority of India, Kerala State Electricity Board, Port authority, Planning Board, Thiruvananthapuram Corporation Engineering Department officials, Ministry … Continue reading

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A Golden Goose Vs Two White Elephants

If you have wondered why Kerala’s biggest and most important infrastructure project, the Rs 8000 Crore Vizhinjam deep water port, continues even after the completion of its bid process when the Government desperately tries to proceed even without bothering to … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd to Finalise Master Plan by June

A workshop, involving stakeholders, will be held at Thiruvananthapuram in January ahead of finalising the master plan for the Vizhinjam seaport project. Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd (VISL), the State Government company in charge of the multi-crore project, plans to finalise … Continue reading

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Road Infrastructure Development for Vizhinjam International Seaport Project

The road from Kovalam to Kaliyikkavila via Mukkola,Poovar is being developed by Kerala State Transport Project (KSTP) is in final stages.This road is mainly meant for the movement of construction vehicles for the Vizhinjam International Seaport Project, since the widening … Continue reading

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New Shipyard : At Vizhinjam or Poovar ?

The proposed shipyard will be coming up either at Vizhinjam or Poovar. The State Govt.instructed CSL to submit the report for the final location in two months. Total investment of the project is estimated as Rs.1,500 Crore. It is assumed … Continue reading

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Vizhinjam Port : Technical Issues Solved for the New Railway Line

The first phase of construction of the railway line project connecting Neyyatinkara and Vizhinjam will be launched soon. The technical issues that were impeding the project were resolved at a high-level technical committee meeting convened by electricity minister Aryadan Muhammad … Continue reading

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