Dredging Corporation of India Expands Fleet with New Backhoe Dredger

Dredging Corporation of India Expands Fleet with New Backhoe Dredger

Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has taken delivery of a backhoe dredger with a BA 800 excavator from De Donge shipyard in the Netherlands.

The backhoe dredger, DCI Dredge BH-1, cost Euros 18.5 million. The dredger was delivered on November 22nd.

The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of India at Visakhapatnam. DCI helps to ensure the continuous availability of the desired depths in shipping channels of the Major and Minor Ports, Navy, fishing harbours and other maritime organisations.

The horizons of dredging activities are fast expanding worldwide, and its services are increasing in demand and put to use in the areas of environmental protection, tourism, flood control, irrigation, power generation, port development, mining, reclamation, laying of offshore pipelines and more.

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Dredging Today Staff, November 24, 2011; Image: dredge-india

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