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Pre-bid meeting of potential bidders on April 17

Posted on 02 Apr 2007

Thiruvananthapuram, 02 Apr 2007: It may be pegged as the world’s deepest seaport near the international shipping route with big names, ranging from Reliance Industries to a Russian group sending business feelers to the Kerala government, but the...

Russian company Rosoboron Services had expressed interest in the Vizhinjam project

Posted on 19 Feb 2007

New Delhi, 19 Feb 2007: Kerala today asked the Centre to explore the possibility of involving a Russian public sector firm in the construction of the much-delayed Vizhinjam harbour project in Thiruvananthapuram. Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan...

Chief Minister seeks Central nod for Russian participation in Vizhinjam Project

Posted on 19 Feb 2007

New Delhi: Kerala today asked the Centre to explore the possibility of involving a Russian public sector firm in the construction of the much delayed Vizhinjam harbour project in Trivandrum. Chief Minister V S Achuthanandan told mediapersons here...

Russian help for deepwater container transshipment terminal at Vizhinjam

Posted on 06 Apr 2007

Trivandrum: Russian Ambassador to India Vyacheslav Trubnikov assured all help for the project. Russian officials will participate in the Vizhinjam Project Investors' Meet on April 17th at Thiruvananthapuram, Trubnikov told Chief Minister V S...

Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony has promised all help for the Vizhinjam port project

Posted on 19 Mar 2007

Asks State to take up issue of Russian funding with Shipping Ministry Claims Kerala has the potential to lead the nation in maritime affairs KOCHI : Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony has promised all help for the Vizhinjam...

Vizhinjam International deepwater container terminal at Vizhinjam would become a reality this year - Vijayakumar

Posted on 26 Feb 2007

Thiruvananthapuram: Minister for Ports M. Vijayakumar said here on Monday that the proposed international deepwater container terminal at Vizhinjam would become a reality this year. He was inaugurating a public meeting organised by...

There is no hurdle to building the Vizhinjam Port - Union Minister for Shipping T.R. Baalu

Posted on 10 Feb 2007

Only one particular Chinese company was disqualified for bidding Nation needs port capacity to meet its GDP growth There is no hurdle to building the Vizhinjam Port. The port has to come because the whole of India would need additional port...

`Several objections to delay project'

Posted on 21 Jan 2007

Thiruvananthapuram: The Vizhinjam Mother Port Action Council (V- MAC) has expressed its concern over reports that the Centre has cleared the development of the Kolachel port in Tamil Nadu. A meeting organised by the council here on Friday said...

Government asked to clarify stand on the issue

Posted on 09 Jan 2007

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Vizhinjam Mother Port Action Council (V-MAC) has expressed strong resentment at the Government's contention that the process of inviting fresh tenders for the proposed international container terminal project would take eight...

Bid to get Central grant for Vizhinjam project

Posted on 08 Jan 2007

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The State Government will go for a fresh global tender for the Vizhinjam Container Transhipment Terminal, completing the entire process within the next eight months, Minister for Ports M. Vijayakumar has said. Addressing a...

Fresh global tenders for the proposed Vizhinjam International Transhipment Project

Posted on 16 Dec 2006

Government here on Friday unanimously decided to invite fresh global tenders for the proposed Vizhinjam International Transhipment Project. This is in view of the refusal of the Central Government to give political clearance for an earlier bid...

Work on the project would begin in a year - M Vijayakumar

Posted on 08 Dec 2006

The Vizhinjam port project is hanging fire for over six months after the Centre refused to clear the project due the presence of two Chinese companies in a three-member consortium that won the tender. Achuthanandan had led an all-party...

All-party meet to discuss future course of action on Vizhinjam project - CM

Posted on 05 Dec 2006

The Chief Minister said an all-party meeting would be convened to discuss the future course of action on the proposed Vizhinjam International Transhipment Terminal.

Kerala to invite new global tenders soon for Vizhinjam Port - M Vijayakumar

Posted on 30 Nov 2006

Fresh global tenders will be invited for the Vizhinjam trans shipment project in view of the centre's rejection of security clearance to the Chinese firm short listed in the previous bid. Talking to media here, Kerala law Minister M Vijayakumar...

A final call on the vizhinjam project would be taken after Hu Jintao's visit

Posted on 25 Nov 2006

"The issue (allowing Chinese participation at Vizhinjam) is being taken up at the highest level. But, it will be the Prime Ministers' Office which will have the last word on the issue," M Vijayakumar, Kerala law and shipping minister said. His...

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