Vizhinjam International Seaport

Vizhinjam International Seaport is a proposed port by the Arabian Sea at Thiruvananthapuram in India. Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) is a special purpose government company (fully owned by Government of Kerala) that would act as a implementing agency for the development of a greenfield port – Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multi purpose Seaport- at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram, capital city of Kerala.

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Government of Kerala (GoK) envisages the implementation of this project on Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis, wherein the construction and operation of the port would be on Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) model. VISL will act as the nodal agency for the entire process of selecting and finalising the private partnerships through a competitive global search process, assisting the government in selecting a private partner and in coordinating various studies and surveys required for the project.

The proposed Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport is an ambitious project taken up by Government of Kerala. The project is proposed to follow Landlord Port Model, where dredging, reclamation and basic infrastructure like construction of break-water and quay will be done by Vizhinjam International Seaport Ltd.

The total project expenditure is pegged at INR 6595 crores over three phases and is proposed to follow the landlord port model with a view to catering to passenger, container and other clean cargo. IFC has commissioned a team of high quality consultants for the implementation of the project

Contact Details for Vizhinjam International Port:

Implementing Agency
(A Govt of Kerala Undertaking)
First Floor, Vipanchika Towers, Near Govt.Guest House
Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram 695014
Kerala, India.
Tel : +91 471 2328614 Tel/Fax: +91 471 2328616

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