India: Union Ministry of Shipping Secretary Visits DCI
Union Ministry of Shipping Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha, last week visited the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI).
According to a DCI spokesman, the Shipping Secretary reviewed the progress of the Company’s performance.
He also stated that the DCI should take all necessary steps to improve its performance and become more competitive to become a global player.
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 Off-shore Pipelines and so on.
Dredging Today Staff, March 13, 2012