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Eventful journey ahead

Eventful journey ahead

After a hiatus in 2014, there are emerging signs of takers for PPP projects in some of the sectors, including ports. Baring some shortcomings, PPPs have achieved resonable success rate. However, it is too early to say that they have been a grand success.

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Deora for cabotage exemption for Vizhinjam port

Deora for cabotage exemption for Vizhinjam port

The Union Minister of State for Shipping Milind Murali Deora has said in Thiruvananthapuram recently that there is a strong case for granting cabotage exemption for Vizhinjam port. The demand for exemption requested by the Kerala government is justifiable, however the views of Indian National Ship Owners Association and other stakeholders will have to be taken into consideration, he added.

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Vizhinjam port unable to use new wharf

Vizhinjam port unable to use new wharf

Owing to structural shortcomings and insufficient infrastructure facilities, Vizhinjam port is unable to use a wharf, which was newly constructed at a cost of Rs 8.87 crore. A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) shows facilities like compound wall, transit shed and storage facility were not available for the newly constructed wharf. Four years ago, the port depa

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Vizhinjam Port highlights issues to minister

Vizhinjam Port highlights issues to minister

Officials of the Vizhinjam Port in Kerala highlighted certain issues before the state Ports Minister K Babu, when the latter visited the port. The port does not have a tug to guide ships in and cranes for off-loading large containers from the vessels. The p

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Plan panel suggests PPP model for Vizhinjam project

Plan panel suggests PPP model for Vizhinjam project

Minister for Ports and Excise in Kerala K Babu informed that the planning commission suggested the state government to go ahead with the PPP model to develop the Vizhinjam international seaport port. The state government plans to carry out the port development, along with the external infrastructure wor

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Plan panel suggests PPP model for Vizhinjam project

Plan panel suggests PPP model for Vizhinjam project

Minister for Ports and Excise in Kerala K Babu informed that the planning commission suggested the state government to go ahead with the PPP model to develop the Vizhinjam international seaport port. The state government plans to carry out the port development, along with the external infrastructure wor

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Board clears master plan for Vizhinjam port project

Board clears master plan for Vizhinjam port project

The director board of Vizhinjam International Seaport approved the master plan for the proposed Vizhinjam port project. The project authority has reportedly sent a copy of the master plan to the International Finance Corporation, which is doing the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) study for the project.

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IFC to submit report on Vizhinjam Port project

IFC to submit report on Vizhinjam Port project

Agency reports indicate that the International Finance Corporation (IFC) would soon submit the environment impact assessment (EIA) report for the proposed Vizhinjam Port. Part of the World Bank Group, IFC is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries

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