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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...

LDF government is all set to re-open the tender for the proposed international container trans-shipment terminal at Vizhinjam.

Posted on 28 Nov 2006

Leaving its leaders in Delhi to seek a level-playing field for Chinese firms entering the country, the CPM-led LDF government in Kerala has had a rethink on awarding the contract of a major project to a Chinese consortium. In fact, the LDF...

`Central Government bound to explain reasons for denial of security clearance'

Posted on 01 Sep 2006

The City Corporation Council on Friday accused the UPA Government at the Centre of trying to torpedo the Vizhinjam container transhipment terminal project. A resolution adopted by the council said the Ministry of Shipping had tried to scuttle the...

Kerala CM to meet PM as Jintao skirts Vizhinjam Port Issue

Posted on 27 Nov 2006

After Chinese premier Hu Jintao made no mention about the Rs 4,360-crore Vizhinjam port in Kerala, chief minister VS Achuthananthan has decided to take up the issue in New Delhi next week. The development of the port hit a roadblock after the...

All possible assistance for the development of Vizhinjam harbour - PM

Posted on 01 Nov 2006

Our government will also render all possible assistance for the development of Vizhinjam harbour. (Prime Ministers' speech on 1st November 2006 at Thiruvananthapuram)

Hunger strike

Posted on 02 Nov 2006

Supporters of Janapaksham, a people's movement, staged a daylong protest hunger strike Wednesday about 100 meters from the venue where Prime Minister Manmohan Singh took part in a foundation stone laying ceremony here. The protest was to draw the...

Memorandum to Prime Minister

Posted on 02 Nov 2006

The Thiruvananthapuram District Congress Committee has in a memorandum requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to grant security clearance for setting up an International Trans-shipment Terminal at Vizhinjam.

Hunger strike for Vizhinjam project

Posted on 28 Oct 2006

The Trivandrum Residents Apex Council (TRAC) on Thursday began a 24-hour hunger strike in front of the General Post Office urging the Government to approve the construction of an international deepwater container transhipment terminal at Vizhinjam....

Capital City Development Forum has urged the State Government

Posted on 24 Oct 2006

The Capital City Development Forum has urged the State Government to find a speedy resolution to the problems that have bogged down the project for an international deepwater container transhipment terminal at Vizhinjam. A meeting of the forum...

FRAT to submit plea to Prime Minister

Posted on 30 Oct 2006

The Federation of Residents Associations, Thiruvananthapuram (FRAT) is organising a mass signature campaign all over the district on Friday and Saturday for the Vizhinjam container transhipment terminal. FRAT president T.K. Bhaskara Panicker,...

Left parties keen on Chinese investments in Vizhinjam port.

Posted on 18 Oct 2006

Last month, Communist Party of India-Marxist general secretary Prakash Karat came out with an request: allow Chinese FDI into the Rs 4,360 crore (Rs 43.60 billion) Vizhinjam Deep Water International Transhipment Terminal in Kerala. Vizhinjam Deep...

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