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  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with WAPCOS Limited to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy in fields like water resources, power and infrastructure, and port and harbor dredging. The other areas include shallow water dredging, beach nourishment, lake rehabilitation, flood […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) signed today three separate Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with Dredging Corporation of India (DCI), Paradip Port Trust (PPT) and Mormugao Port Trust (MPT). These MoUs are meant to make use of the synergies, strengths and expertise of the ports and dredging sectors to enable IWAI to accelerate the […]

  • 27 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Satkhira/Benapole, Mar 27 —India began dredging of the common Ichamati river at the border with Bangladesh on Saturday, to restore navigability and prevent flooding in West Bengal. [mappress] Source: BD News 24, March 28, 2010

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 2 April 2010

    India Infrastructure Fund (IIF), managed by IDFC Project Equity Company Ltd, is to invest Rs 150 crore in Karaikal Port Pvt Ltd to fund the second phase of expansion… [mappress] Source:thehindubusinessline,April 2,2010;

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that they will attend the annual ‘Dredging in India’ conference, which takes place at TC Maratha, Mumbai from 4-5 September. During this event, Jaco Kleijwegt (Area Sales Manager India) will give a presentation about Inland Waterway Dredging. The event is celebrating its tenth year running and aims to highlight emerging […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Corps Awards Contract for Deepwater Channels Dredging (USA) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District awarded a $6.6 million contract July 31 to Vortex Marine Construction Inc. of Oakland for maintenance dredging along the Sacramento and Stockton deep-water ship channels. Tetra Tech Wins Environmental Management Contract for Miami Harbor Expansion (USA) Tetra Tech, Inc. […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Ministry of Shipping is nearly doubling the initial cost estimates of the controversial Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project, which aims to dredge a navigable channel through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka. [mappress] Source:business-standard,January 5,2010;

  • 6 December 2010

    SMIT Salvage, a wholly owned subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., has acquired two ship salvage contracts in India. The combined value of the contracts is approximately € 50 million. The first assignment involves the refloating of a container vessel off the western coast of India. The vessel was involved in a collision with another […]

  • 20 November 2009

    THANE: In a unique incident of its kind, the Mumbra police seized a dredger boat along with suction machine on Sunday evening to unearth an unlawful sand dredging racket off the coast of Mumbra… Source: Times of India, November 20, 2009;

  • 18 August 2020
    Business development

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organizing the 11th edition of “Dredging in India” conference as a virtual conference on September 8-9, 2020 (10 am – 4 pm). Over the years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry due to the growing draught requirements at Indian ports as well as inland waterways. During 2017-18 and 2018-19, dredging […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the Business Line, three Major Ports have approached the Government for approval to raise Rs 3,500 crore through issue of tax-free bonds. These Ports are: 1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Rs 2,000 crore, 2. Mumbai Port – Rs 500 crore, 3. Ennore Port – Rs 1,000 crore. Besides Major Ports, the public […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. celebrated World Environment Day on 5th June, 2012. To mark the occasion and the theme “Green Economy: Does it include you ?” a Cycle Rally involving employees, children and morning walkers was organized. The Cycle Rally was flagged off by Capt. D.K. Mohanty, CMD at 06.00 AM from Kalimatha Temple, […]

  • 9 August 2013

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XX, in a ceremony on 2 February 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of […]

  • 6 January 2014

    Starting January 20, 2014, a highly practical and effective dredger simulator training programme will take place on the Mumbai Campus of the Indian Maritime University (IMU). Owing to a unique collaboration between the IMU and the Netherlands-based Training Institute for Dredging (TID), this series of training sessions can be offered locally to professionals within the […]

  • 20 August 2009
    Vessels

    State owned Dredging Corporation of India(DCI) is all set to acquire three new trailer-suction dredgers from IHC, Holland for Rs 1722 crore and has received the nod from the Public Investment Board yesterday… More: Business Standard

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pictured here are two Ellicott dredgers working on the river Jhelum in India. In the foreground – a Dragon dredger that has been in operation for nearly 60 years. Working behind it is a new Series 370 dredger. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 16, 2014

  • 17 March 2010

    Mumbai: The sand-mining mafia, which is gradually choking Bankot Creek in Raigad, attacked a TOI team, environmental activists Sumaira Abdulali and Naseer Jalal that visited the creek on Tuesday afternoon to report on the illegal activities… [mappress] Source:TimesofIndia,March 17,2010;

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released another update from the reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to their official announcement, “with the arrival of all IHC equipment and the work boat on site of our reservoir dredging pilot in India, […]

  • 17 March 2010

    Dhaka, March 12 — In addition to the Teesta’s water share, Bangladesh will talk with India also on dredging of the Surma River at the Joint Rivers Commission meeting starting Thursday in New Delhi, a top official has said… [mappress] Source: bdnews24.com, March 17, 2010;

  • 15 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) will carry out an environment impact assessment of the Sethusamudram channel, which aims to dredge a navigable link through the Palk Strait between India and Sri Lanka, an official statement said Thursday. [mappress] Source: New Kerala, January 14, 2010

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Mormugao and Porbandar dredging contracts. According to the company’s latest announcement, these dredging projects have an estimated combined contract value of $2.3 million. Under the Mormugao part of the agreement, […]

  • 18 January 2010

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has deployed three more dredgers on the Brahmaputra National Waterway 2 to improve the least available depth for safe movement of over-dimensional cargo to Neamati, Dibrugarh and Sadiya by next year. [mappress] Source:telegraphindia,January 16,2010;

  • 24 September 2012

    The first consignment of wheat for the year 2012 on behalf of the Government of India (GOI) was exported from Port of Pipavav on September 20, 2012. The vessel MV Spar Canis sailed from the port with a total of 36,750.082 MT on board. The cargo is being exported by the GOI to Pt. Indofood […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]