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  • 14 October 2010

    The Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) has expressed interest in constructing the proposed Vizhinjam international container terminal, 16… (sify) [mappress] Source: sify, October 15, 2010;

  • 13 May 2010

    GUWAHATI – Two dredgers hired by the State Water Resources Department (WRD) from the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI)… [mappress] Source: northeastindianews, May 14, 2010;

  • 8 January 2010

    With soaring dredging prospects, more and more shipping companies and port operators are taking the dredging route in India to boost their revenues. Source: Maritime Professional, January 4, 2010

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India signed a shareholders agreement today to sell its 73.47 per cent stake in Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) to four major port trusts for Rs1,056 crore ($150.7 million), The Hindu Business Line reports. The decision to sell the government’s entire stake in DCI to government-owned Visakapatnam Port Trust, Paradip Port Trust, Jawaharalal […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The urgent need for dredging of the sand deposits and sediments in the river Ganga at Varanasi, will have to be met in order to preserve the river’s tourist potential and also its natural beauty which adds to the overall view of the majestic landscape. The International Association of Mother India Clubs urged the relevant […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), a Government of India Undertaking under the Ministry of Shipping, has celebrated its 39th anniversary. Shri P.Jayapal, Director (Operations & Technical), Shri S.Charles, Director (Finance), Heads of departments, employees, retired employees and their families attended the event. A number of cultural events were held to mark the event. In his inaugural address, Shri […]

  • 18 November 2011

    Krishnapatnam Port deepens draft to 17.5 meters to have the joint deepest draft in India. Port plans to deepen draft further as part of …   (porttechnology) [mappress] Source: porttechnology, November 18, 2011; Image: krishnapatnam

  • 23 August 2011

    India will seek private funds for seven new ports costing 350 billion rupees ($7.6 billion) as the government tackles transport bottlenecks… By Karthikeyan Sundaram (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, August 23, 2011;

  • 20 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Positive operating margin to sustain as Sethusamudram project has been stopped.Dredging Corporation of India held a conference call on… [mappress] Source: researcherstock, June 20, 2010;

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    India and Japan have decided to further strengthen their cooperation in the maritime sector as a part of the overall robust bilateral relations. The two countries agreed to enhance their interaction through the existing forums and through port-to-port exchanges. These issues came up for a discussion between the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan, […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port in its quest to be the best port in India has increased its draft to 18 meters. With this measure, the Krishnapatnam Port now has become the deepest draft port in India. Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal has now handled in excess of 24,000 TEU. The port has 3 cutter suction dredgers and 3 […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Central Government has taken various steps to increase Inland Water Transport (IWT) including development of National Waterways and providing the required inland water transport infrastructure. Further, for development of waterways of North Eastern Region, there is a central sector plan scheme under which 100% grant is provided by the Ministry of Shipping to the […]

  • 23 June 2010

    India has invited bids to expand its port capacity to 1.2 billion tons. The bids are for 25 port projects worth $5.4bn. The Indian Government is also implementing the National Maritime Development Programme at an investment of $21bn out of which $12bn will be spent on ports. The expansion plans are due to come into […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced their participation at the INMEX INDIA 2013 maritime trade show. South Asia’s Premium Event for the Maritime & Shipping Industry INMEX INDIA 2013 will be held from the 8th – 10th October 2013 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Now marking its 8th edition, INMEX India 2013 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Italian dredger manufacturer ITALDRAGHE SpA has announced their participation at the INMEX INDIA 2013 maritime trade show. South Asia’s Premium Event for the Maritime & Shipping Industry INMEX INDIA 2013 will be held from the 8th – 10th October 2013 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Now marking its 8th edition, INMEX India 2013 […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Wednesday expressed desire to double trade with India to USD 14 billion by 2014 and forge …   (zeenews) [mappress] Source: zeenews, January 25, 2012;

  • 19 June 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster NV, a dredging company, is set to win the Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port dredging contract, Livemint.com reports. Royal Boskalis offered Rs.1,219.8 crore, the lowest bid, for the much-delayed work on the port channel. This information has been confirmed by N.N. Kumar, deputy chairman of JN port. The approved budget for the dredging […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The Bangladesh Minister of Agriculture, Begum Matia Chowdhury today called on the Union Minister of Water Resources, Shri Harish Rawat here in New Delhi. During the meeting, discussions were held on matters of common interest including sharing of waters of Teesta and other common rivers, irrigation projects in Bangladesh, Tipaimukh Hydro-Electric Project, dredging of rivers […]

  • 7 September 2011

    Bilateral talks between India and Bangladesh have begun here a short while ago. It began after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh called on… By Smita Prakash (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, September 7, 2011;

  • 8 June 2011

    Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s visit to Dhaka later this year, the foreign secretaries of India and Bangladesh Tuesday held… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, June 8, 2011  

  • 15 February 2011

    APM Terminals Pipavav has signed an agreement with the Gujarat government in India to develop its port facilities with an investment of Rs… (tankstoragemag) [mappress] Source: tankstoragemag, February 15, 2011;

  • 20 December 2010

    The dredging of the Brahmaputra is being affected by the shifting river course even as the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is … BY ROOPAK GOSWAMI (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, December 20, 2010;

  • 30 August 2010

    India, Asia’s third biggest economy, plans to triple port capacity within a decade as it tackles infrastructure deficiencies that threaten… (btimes) [mappress] Source: btimes, August 30, 2010;

  • 10 March 2011

    The Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is likely to go in for an overhaul in the next six months after the appointment of a new chairman…   By Ashutosh Kumar (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, March 10, 2011    

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has now announced with reference to the earlier announcement dated October 12, 2010 regarding the… (equitybulls) [mappress] Source: equitybulls, October 18, 2010

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government has decided to sell off its entire public stake in Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). The information was given today by the Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya. According to the minister, this decision aims to upgrade technology, improve capability, infuse capital […]