India: Officials Push for Haldia Port Dredging

Trinamool MPs Aparupa Poddar and Tamluk MP Suvendu Adhikari today raised several issues facing Bengal during the Zero Hour in Lok Sabha.

On a discussion of matters of urgent public importance, Adhikari raised the issue of crisis in Haldia Port.

He said that more than Rs 50000 crore has been invested by private investors in Haldia. But the port was facing problems due to the Hooghly and Haldi Rivers silting.

He demanded that Haldia Port Trust Authority be set up as soon as possible.

Capital dredging must be undertaken at Haldia Port as early as possible by a private company through e-tender, and not by Dredging Corporation of India, Adhikari said.

Press Release, August 6, 2014

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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