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Vizhinjam port project First phase will be completed in 2023 - Devarkovil

Posted on 13 Oct 2021

Vizhinjam international seaport project will be completed and commissioned in 2023, the Minister for Ports Ahammad Devarkovil said on Thursday after holding talks with officials of the Adani Vizhinjam Port Pvt. Ltd. (AVPPL)

Earlier requests by the AVPPL for extensions citing force majeure situations had been declined by the government. Subsequently, arbitration proceedings commenced earlier this year and the AVPPL had placed its claims before the three-member tribunal.

VISL will open its office at Vizhinjam

State government has appointed IAS officer K. Gopalakrishnan as managing director of Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd. (VISL), the State government company which oversees the project. The VISL will open its office at Vizhinjam this week, the Ports Minister said.