About Vizhinjam Port
✓ The Vizhinjam International Deepwater Multipurpose Seaport, also known as the Vizhinjam Port is an under-construction port on the Arabian Sea coast at city of Trivandrum.
✓ It is designed primarily to cater container transhipment besides multi-purpose and break bulk cargo.
✓ The port is being currently developed in landlord model with a Public Private Partnership component on a design, build, finance, operate and transfer (“DBFOT”) basis.
Major Seaports in India
✓ There are 13 major seaports in India, there are more than 180 minor ports that handle a huge volume of traffic.
✓ One of the largest natural ports in India is the Mumbai Port Trust (formerly known as Bombay Port Trust).