Vizhinjam Port

Discrimination in compensation package: Fisherfolk up in arms

The fishermen, affiliated with Thekkumbagam Jamaat in Vizhinjam, alleged discrimination in aid distribution and staged a protest.

published on : 16th November 2023

Centre flayed for allowing Chinese workers into Vizhinjam port

Congress general secretary Jairam Ramesh asked, “Has the prime minister elevated his close friends to the status of a super-state?”

published on : 21st October 2023

Niftier container ports a must for economic growth

The new port at Vizhinjam is a good beginning. Some estimates say India needs to ramp up its container cargo handling capacity almost 20 times by 2030

published on : 20th October 2023

Link Vizhinjam port to transport grid soon

The biggest advantage of Vizhinjam is its strategic location. It is barely 10 nautical miles from the international shipping route that accounts for 30 percent of global cargo traffic.

published on : 19th October 2023

Adanis to invest Rs 20,000 crore to raise cargo capacity

As per reports, the company would invest Rs 5,000-Rs 6,000 crore each year in expanding its capacity with internal cash flow of about Rs 8,000 crore.

published on : 17th October 2023

‘CM tried to sabotage port project during UDF regime’: Congress leader K Sudhakaran

He also termed Pinarayi a hapless CM, who had to be content with inaugurating development projects launched in Chandy’s tenure.

published on : 16th October 2023

Political fronts spar over who gets ‘credit’ for Vizhinjam port

Leader of Opposition V D Satheesan in a Facebook post emphasised the role played by Oommen Chandy and his government in making Vizhinjam port a reality.

published on : 15th October 2023

LDF government’s tenacity made Vizhinjam port a reality

The first ship comes to Vizhinjam at a time when the government is facing severe flak from the Opposition on the political front. 

published on : 15th October 2023

Government officially renames Vizhinjam port

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan unveiled the new name and logo of the port during a ceremony held here.

published on : 21st September 2023

First ship to dock on Oct 4 at Vizhinjam Port in Kerala

The Vizhinjam port is being constructed under the public-private partnership model and witnessed protests as fishermen in the area opposed the project, alleging that it could adversely affect them. 

published on : 11th September 2023

NHAI gives in-principle approval to road linking Vizhinjam port to NH

The project involves constructing a two-kilometre, four-lane road to connect the port with NH-66.

published on : 1st August 2023

Mining for Vizhinjam project: LSG order quashed

The court said that the conditions stipulated in the order are illegal.

published on : 23rd July 2023

Extreme weather conditions pose challenges to Vizhinjam port project

Ports Minister Ahamed Devarkovil said that the first ship would be docked at the port by September and the project will be commissioned by next year. 

published on : 14th July 2023

Vizhinjam port: The ‘swallowed shore’ in Kerala's capital

The origin and meaning of Vizhinjam, the place’s name, like many other localities in the capital, has several theories.

published on : 13th June 2023
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