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  • 8 August 2013

    The Government of India is aware of the development of Gwadar Port in Pakistan with Chinese funding and of the reports of handing over the control of port operations to a Chinese firm. The port could be used for military purposes in future. Government keeps a constant watch on all developments concerning it’s national security […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 4th International Symposium on Sediment Management (I2SM) will be held in Ferrara, Italy, on September 17, 18 and 19, 2014, during the RemTech Expo. This event is being organized by Ferrara Fiere Congressi, Politecnico di Milano – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – Environmental Section and the École des Mines de Douai. The […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has terminated the contract awarded to Singapore’s PSA International to build its fourth container terminal. The JNPT took action as the Singapore government-owned port operator failed to sign a concession agreement; a document that sets the terms and conditions of a contract and puts a project in motion. This […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Arunachal Pradesh and Bangladesh have discussed several measures for better management of the Brahmaputra river for mutual benefit, official sources announced. Arunachal Pradesh Water Resources Development Minister Newlai Tingkhatra during a meeting with the visiting Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Tariq A Khan discussed ways to tackle the problem of siltation through river dredging and […]

  • 14 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 8-14, 2018).   Contract Signed for First Damen Marine Aggregate Dredger On 19th December in Southampton, Laurence Dagley, Director CEMEX UK Marine Limited signed a contract with Frank de Lange, Regional Sales Director of the Damen Shipyards Group, for the […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has introduced plans to commission its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Ennore in Tamil Nadu this month, local media reports.  Sanjiv Singh, IOC Chairman, said that the terminal is now complete and set to be commissioned after completion of dredging of the channel that will bring cryogenic ships […]

  • 8 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) was established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the Country. DCI is a Mini Ratna Category-I Public Sector Undertaking under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. The Company has been upgraded to Schedule “B” from “C” during the year […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Limited, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Paradip Port maintenance dredging project. According to the tender, which was floated out by Paradip Port Trust, the project includes dredging of 7.0 million CUM over the next three years. Dredging will remove […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 21-27, 2018).   GLDD Wraps Up Whiskey Island Coastal Restoration Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) completed the 10.7 million cubic yard coastal restoration of Whiskey Island in Louisiana earlier this month.   New Software for EU Dredging […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Union Cabinet today approved the introduction of a Bill in the Parliament for declaring Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 kms.) of the Barak River as a National Waterway. It also gave its approval for preparation of projects/schemes for development of infrastructure facilities on this stretch of the river at an estimated cost of Rs.123 crore with […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Dawei deepsea port development project in southern Myanmar, worth $8.6 bn is slowly but surely moving forward with the Thailand’s advocating for its realization, Sea Trade Asia reports. What is needed now is securing of major financing for the project’s smooth implementation, since there have been certain financial hick-ups along the way. Italian-Thai Development […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The Noble Group is said to be having second thoughts over construction and operation of a 10-million tonne per annum (mtpa) iron ore berth at the Paradip Port. EXIM India reports that the Paradip Port Trust officials have expressed concern that the Noble Group has not yet made known whether it would continue with the […]

  • 26 April 2012

      DP World is the winner of the prestigious Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility for 2012 for its work in India, where it operates five marine terminals. The coveted annual award, instituted in India in 1991 to encourage corporate responsibility initiatives promoting sustainable development, was presented at an award ceremony in Dubai in […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended December 2012. Operational highlights: – The company commissioned the state of the art 16 MMTPA Dry Bulk Terminal at Paradip, with a fully mechanized ship loading system with a capacity of 5,000 tons per hour. It is one […]

  • 13 September 2012

    The Cochin Port Trust has unveiled plan to entrust the dredging work for a long term, up to 12 years. Regarding this plan, the port management has invited Expression of Interest (EoI). After the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal was commissioned, the dredging cost rose in the 2011-12 period. According to the IBN Live, the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Queensland taxpayers could soon be slugged with the bill of destroying their own Great Barrier Reef, under an outrageous plan outlined by Premier Campbell Newman yesterday at G20 negotiations, said Greenpeace. “Premier Campbell Newman is offering a paycheck to a foreign company with a shocking track record to dredge up our Great Barrier Reef and build a […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposal received from Government of Rajasthan to develop Inland Shipping Port at Jalore, which would be connected to the Arabian Sea by developing a channel along the Kutch Creek, was discussed by the officers of the Rajasthan Government with the officials of Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI). It was decided that a pre-feasibility […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam, will celebrate the 43rd National Safety Week from today until 11 March, 2014. The celebrations were inaugurated today with safety flag hoisting and safety pledge administering to the employees by the Chairman and Managing Director, Capt.D. K. Mohanty. In his inaugural address, he stressed on significance of safety […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Mr G. K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, said that the public-private partnership (PPP) would continue to be the model of choice for the port infrastructure development. “Private sector participation will play a major role in realising the planned capacity augmentation at the ports during the 12th Plan with an expected share of about 70 […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the country, has reported an impressive 21% growth in the operations for the year 2013-14. This year has been a momentous year in the history of the company with two of the three trailer suction hopper […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India’s No.1 container terminal, has already started the Phase­ II Dredging Project on its 33.54 km long navigational channel. The port has successfully completed the Phase I Dredging Project in April 2014, including the deepening and widening works on the existing channel for accommodating vessels of +6000 TEU. This second phase will allow bigger […]

  • 20 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The eighth edition of the INMEX show, South Asia’s largest maritime exhibition and conference, will be held in Mumbai between 8th and 10th October. The dredging equipment manufacturer Italdraghe SpA, an important player on the Indian dredger market and exhibitor at the show, has been requested to participate directly in event entitled “The Dredging Boom: […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed a $316 million contract for the engineering, procurement and construction of new LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. This capital development program will include massive dredging and marine infrastructure works. NMDC’s role in the Gujarat LNG scheme will also involve land reclamation activities, construction of breakwaters, jetties […]