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  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 28 September 2010

    India is looking at investing about $ 20.8 billion in 276 projects which are part of the government’s endeavour to expand 13 major ports in … (economictimes) [mappress] Source: economictimes, September 29, 2010;

  • 21 July 2011

    India and Sri Lanka signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday to develop the Kankesanthurai (KKS) port, the first such deep water… By R.K. Radhakrishnan (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, July 21, 2011;

  • 9 January 2013

    The Finance Ministry has given its nod to three Shipping Ministry-controlled entities, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) and Ennore Port, to collectively raise Rs 3,500 crore from tax-free bonds, reports Regarding this issue, P K Sinha, the Shipping Secretary stated: “For the first time, the Finance Ministry has approved […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The agitation by the employees of the public sector Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) against the proposed strategic sale of equity has entered its 37th day, local media reports.  “A decision for going on an indefinite camp will be taken shortly after consulting all the unions,” a spokesperson for ‘Save DCI JAC’ said. Ignoring the protests from the employees and political parties, the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 31 May 2011

    The Board of Directors of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd at its meeting held on May 30, 2011, considering the massive capital commitments… (equitybulls) [mappress] Source: equitybulls, May 31, 2011;  

  • 12 February 2011

    Dubai Port World, one of the largest global port operators, said on Friday it is in talks with major ports in India to modernise the port… (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, February 13, 2011;

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports. The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Royal Boskalis Westminster NV, a dredging company, is set to win the Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port dredging contract, 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 […]

  • 11 January 2012

    China has conveyed to Sri Lanka that it understands the primacy of the relationship between India and the island nation, a Sri Lankan MP …   By Elizabeth Roche (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, January 11, 2012;

  • 14 November 2011

    Government of India has set a deadline to the Jammu and Kashmir Government for undertaking measures for the conservation of Asia’s largest…   BY ARIF SHAFI WANI (greaterkashmir) [mappress] Source: greaterkashmir, November 14, 2011;

  • 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