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  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    New Delhi, Jan 17 — The government will open bids next week for developing Myanmar”s Sittwe port, which is being fully set up by India, for boosting open trade with ASEAN nations at an estimated cost of Rs 500 crore. “We will open the bids on January 18 for dredging and setting up port facilities. […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, with 25-metre deep foundations, in the port of Sohar is on schedule. From the first quarter of next year, the structure will have to accommodate the next generation of ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ (400,000 dwt). The Port of Rotterdam Authority is sharing in the construction costs, by contributing […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure Magazine is organizing its sixteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India: New Projects & Initiatives; Opportunities & Challenges’, on January 29-30, 2019 at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to analyse the key trends and developments in the port sector, discuss the impact and progress under key government […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Conference on Waterways, Port Engineering and Dredging Technology, organised by the Eastern Dredging Association EADA (Indian Chapter) and the Department of Harbor & Ocean Engineering, AMET University, was held on 2nd March in Chennai, India. Royal IHC,  was one of the main sponsors of this prestigious conference. IHC Area Director Kees Derks delivered a speech […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port now rightfully claims as the deepest draft port in India, as it has started accepting vessels with maximum permissible draft of 18 meters. In such a short span of time, no other ports in India have been able to achieve such a remarkable depth. On 17th July 2008 when the port was dedicated […]

  • 18 June 2012

    After a review of the infrastructure sector by the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, a target has been set for the Shipping Ministry for award of projects for creating 244 million tonnes of capacity during 2012-13 spread across 42 projects at an estimated cost of Rs. 14,500 crore. The target also include, obtaining approval of […]

  • 26 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet today approved a proposal of the Ministry of Shipping for licensing of land to the concessionaries for seven projects taken up in the Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode. These projects have been taken up in terms of the extant policy of the Government of India to pursue maritime development projects under the […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    India’s gas company GAIL has just released a plan for a 30 billion Indian rupees ($461 million) investment into the Dabhol liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. According to the official announcement, the investment will be funneled into expanding the handling capacity of the terminal to 10 million tons of LNG per year over the next […]

  • 28 June 2012

    APM Terminals will expand its presence in the Asia-Pacific market, which now accounts for nearly one out of three TEUs (by equity share) handled in the APM Terminals Global Port, Terminal and Inland Services Network, by opening a new regional headquarters office in Singapore, allowing the Shanghai office to concentrate on China and Japan as […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 12th annual conference on “Ports in India- New Focus Areas and Challenges: Solutions and Strategies” will take place on January 28-29, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to analyse key trends, provide an update on policy developments, discuss key issues, examine implementation strategies and highlight opportunities for the next few years. […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dharti Dredging and Infrastructure Ltd. (DDIL), the largest provider of dredging services in the India, has won the contract for the capital dredging works at the New South Oil Jetty dock basin at Paradip Port. This contract was awarded to DDIL by the Paradip Port Trust (PPT), Paradip, the state of Orissa, India. The Paradip […]

  • 28 February 2012

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out the performance targets for 2012-13 for Ennore Port was signed between the Ministry of Shipping and Ennore Port Limited (EPL) in New Delhi today. Shri K.Mohandas, Secretary, Ministry of Shipping and Shri S. Velumani, Chairman and Managing Director, EPL signed the MoU. Ennore Port Limited, a Mini-Ratna Category-I […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of dredging and mining equipment, took the opportunity of the recent “Dredging in India” conference to present its new model, the ECO200 dredger. At the event, which was held in Mumbai from 3-4 September 2014, the company’s Operations Manager, Michel Debo introduced one of the company’s latest developments, […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede 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. The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of Captain DK Mohanty, the Managing Director of DCI, who was also in attendance, along […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Geosynthetics & Coast 2015, the Third International Workshop on Geosynthetics and Modern Materials in Coastal Protection and Related Applications, will be held in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, from 2-4 December 2015. The workshop is being organized by Anahuac Mayab University and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras. Geosynthetics & Coasts 2015 will convene experts from […]

  • 3 October 2012

    G. K. Vasan, Indian Minister of Shipping, and Doris Bures, Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Technology Cooperation in the Shipping and Ports Infrastructure. The Minister stated that the Realtime Kinematics (RTK) measurements of tides and currents for facilitations of berth to berth navigation in Gulf of Kutch […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Training Institute for Dredging (TID) is bringing its one-of-a-kind Cutter Suction Simulator training to India. After a successful series of sessions in the USA, this training program will now be offered to the Indian dredging market (October 14, 2013, Indian Maritime University, Mumbai). “Take advantage of the unique opportunity to follow this training with the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    UAE’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has won a $316 million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a LNG terminal in India. According to the Emirates News Agency, NMDC last week presented plan for the construction of the terminal at Jafrabad in the Indian state of Gujarat. The presentation was attended by H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India, a miniratna Indian public sector unit engaged in business of dredging, reported a decline in standalone net profit for the quarter ended March 2013. During the quarter, the profit of the company fell 60.70% to Rs 113.8 million from Rs 289.6 million in the same quarter previous year. Net sales for […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Telegraph India reports that an Indian delegation has renewed the demand of dredging of some Bangladesh rivers. The delegation, led by Meghalaya chief minister Mukul Sangma, placed this demand on Wednesday during the Indo-Bangladesh joint trade exchange conference in Dhaka. During the meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Assam’s PHE minister Gautam Roy raised […]

  • 19 July 2010

    The countdown to the opening of India’s first dedicated international container transhipment terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam has begun with the arrival of four state-of-the-art giant gantry cranes. The four post-Panamax quay cranes, capable of lifting two TEUs at a time, will service customers at the new terminal’s 600-metre quay and 40 hectares of yard. The […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World has announced a video that captures some of the company’s highlights from 2014.  “2014 was yet another great year for DP World. We achieved countless ‘wins’ over the course of 2014 and the film is just a snapshot of some of those successes,” they stated. DP World has a portfolio […]

  • 17 October 2010
    Vessels

    Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC), Sri Lanka has been successful in securing repeat business from Van Oord, Holland one of the biggest Dredger operators in the world. Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger Sagar Hansa major layup and drydocking repairs were completed during September 2010. Colombo has been the automatic choice for Van Oord fleet placed in the […]

  • 16 August 2012

    The government will soon finalise the modalities for two new Major Ports in Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, according to Exim India. These new ports will help in creating a target capacity of 244 million tonne through 42 projects, which will cost R14,500 crore in 2012-13. A plan for 2012-13 also includes awarding a total […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

      IHC Merwede has announced that the naming and launch ceremony of the trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, is scheduled for Monday, 2 April 2012. The ship is being built for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. at the IHC Offshore & Marine yard, Schaardijk 24, 2921 LG Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. The […]