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Government sought revised offer from the Welspun consortium

Posted on 07 Apr 2012

The State Government has sought a revised offer from the Welspun consortium, the sole bidder for the Vizhinjam deepwater seaport and international container transhipment terminal project. The bid-negotiating committee, constituted by the...

Budget: Allocated Rs.224 for works related to the Vizhinjam Port

Posted on 21 Mar 2012

Kerala financial budget 2012 -2013 : Mr. Mani announced a sum of Rs.224 crore for the works related to the Vizhinjam Deep-Water International Container and Transhipment Terminal.

State to renegotiate Vizhinjam bid

Posted on 26 Mar 2012

The Rs.4,010-crore Vizhinjam Seaport Project is set to be delayed further with the government deciding to renegotiate the financial bid put up by the sole bidder Welspun Infratech-led consortium that has sought an upfront grant of Rs.480 crore from...

Work on Vizhinjam only after mandatory clearances are received - K. Babu

Posted on 28 Mar 2012

The State government will give permission to commence work on the International Container Transhipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vizhinjam only after all the mandatory clearances are received, Minister for Ports K. Babu has said. Addressing reporters...

Financial bid for Vizhinjam Port

Posted on 04 Feb 2012

The only contender left in the fray for assuming the role of the port operator for the Vizhinjam Port, a consortium led by Welspun Infratech Limited (India), has, in its financial bid, requested a grant of Rs.479.54 crore spread over 16 years...

Welspun seeks Rs.480-crore grant to run Vizhinjam port

Posted on 07 Feb 2012

The only contender left in the fray for assuming the role of the port operator for the Vizhinjam Port, a consortium led by Welspun Infratech Limited (India), has, in its financial bid, requested a grant of Rs.479.54 crore spread over 16 years...

Vizhinjam rail link: land to be acquired

Posted on 21 Dec 2011

The government has initiated measures to acquire 48 hectares of land for laying a rail link from Vizhinjam to Neyyattinkara as supporting infrastructure for the international container transhipment terminal to be built at Vizhinjam. Minister for...

EPC bids for Vizhinjam by March

Posted on 21 Dec 2011

Kerala is planning to invite global engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) bids for the Rs.7,800-crore Vizhinjam port project by March, Ports Secretary Manoj Joshi said here on Tuesday. He said the State government expected to get the...

No Central aid for Vizhinjam project

Posted on 12 Oct 2011

Mumbai: The state's hope for central aid for the Vizhinjam port project were dashed with the Central Shipping Secretary stating that Vizhinjam cannot be developed as a major port. The state government had recently written a letter to the...

World Famous Playback Singer Dr.K.J Yesudas speaks about Vizhinjam Port and its Importance

Posted on 20 Sep 2011

World Famous Playback Singer Dr.K.J Yesudas speaks about Vizhinjam Port and its Importance

Vizhinjam port bidding deadline extended by one month

Posted on 18 Jul 2011

The state government has extended the date for receiving bids for the construction of an international container transhipment terminal at Vizhinjam by one month to enable the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) to enter the fray, reported The...

SCI to bid for proposed Vizhinjam port

Posted on 16 Jul 2011

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday extended the last date for bidding for the proposed Vizhinjam port till Aug 17 to enable the Shipping Corporation of India to put up its offer. "We have been informed ...

Vizhinjam project: tender process to end on 15-July-2011

Posted on 14 Jul 2011

The tender process to select the agency that would execute the Vizhinjam international seaport project would be completed by July 15 and the agency chosen by August so that work on the project could begin after the next monsoon, Ports Minister...

Rs.450 crore required for land acquisition alone, says the former Ports Minister

Posted on 10 Jul 2011

Former Ports Minister V. Surendran Pillai has termed totally inadequate the Rs.150 crore set apart in the Budget for the Vizhinjam sea port project. In a statement here on Saturday, Mr. Pillai pointed out that at least Rs.450 crore would be ...

Environmental impact study for the proposed port at Vizhinjam

Posted on 29 Jun 2011

The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests has cleared the terms of reference (ToR) for the site-specific environmental impact study for the proposed International Container Transshipment Terminal at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram district,...

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