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  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mercator Limited, an Indian marine and energy group, is expanding their dredging business by adding two more dredgers to its fleet.  Mercator has taken delivery of two European built dredgers; the first one is a trailer suction hopper dredger which will be one of the largest capacity dredgers in India, and the second one is a […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of PSA Bharat Investments Pte Ltd, signed the concession with Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) yesterday to develop the JN Port’s fourth container terminal on a design, build, operate, finance and transfer basis in Mumbai for a period of 30 years. Located at India’s largest […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    South Asia’s largest and most Successful Maritime Event INMEX INDIA 2013 opened its doors to thousands of maritime professionals who had the opportunity to see the latest products and solutions, network with industry leaders and discuss business opportunities. “The Indian maritime sector – which handles 90% of India’s International trade – facilitates not only transportation of […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Government has given a green light for the development of the major port at Enayam near Colachel in Tamil Nadu. According to the government’s press office, the ‘in-principle’ approval for the project was granted by the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. For the project, a Special Purpose Entity (SPE) will be […]

  • 30 August 2012

    According to the Exim Online, India plans to invest between Rs 300-Rs 400 crore in the second phase of Iran’s Chabahar port expansion. India’s interest in this project is not only to get direct access to Central Asia, but also to facilitate import of minerals from Afghanistan via Chabahar. Two teams of experts, constituted by Indian […]

  • 17 September 2013

    The India Dredging Experience, organised by IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID), proved to be a great success and an enjoyable gathering for all involved. It took place during the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, on 5 and 6 September 2013 in Mumbai, India. The event was welcomed with great […]

  • 14 June 2010

    A consortium of seven prestigious Indian technology institutions have agreed to pool their talent to clean up River Ganges, India’s only… [mappress] Source: earthtimes, June 14, 2010;

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An international conference named ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 11-12, 2016, at Adani Corporate Premises in Shantigram, Ahmedabad, India. This event, organized by the Eastern Dredging Association India, aims to incorporate a rare blend of lectures that will be delivered to the participants by policy makers and those influencing policy making. The seminar […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Dredging in India 2012” report to their offering. The report “Dredging in India” provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date study on this sector. The demand for dredging in India is growing, driven by investments in the maritime sector, the increasing size of vessels, mandatory requirement of […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh addressed the 150th year of the Archeological Survey of India at a function in New Delhi today. “It gives me great pleasure to be present here at this unique event to commemorate and celebrate the 150th year of the Archaeological Survey of India. This historic institution has made an […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has capacity to meet the lion’s share of India’s maintenance and capital dredging market, according to the DCI’s Managing Director, Shri Rajesh Tripathi. Addressing the delegates of the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Dredging in India’ in Mumbai, he said that after the takeover of DCI by a consortium of […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    In recent times, dredging activities in ports, both capital and maintenance, have been witnessing a massive demand in India. This is increasingly being driven by the government’s plans of constructing new ports and expanding the existing ones to meet future traffic targets. Use of larger vessels, an increased focus on coastal shipping and inland waterways, […]

  • 18 November 2011

    A Belgian delegation led by Mr. Kris Peeters, Minister-President, Flemish Government called on Sh. G.K. Vasan in Chennai today to take stock of the various cooperation arrangements between the Flemish Government and India and work on the way forward for future course of action. Recalling the age-old relations between India and Belgium Sh. Vasan said, […]

  • 19 March 2010
    Vessels

    Mazagon Dock Limited delivered to Dredging Corporation of India Limited, India’s largest rock cutting dredger… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,March 19,2010

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian government is planning an outright sale of the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) through auction, according to the local media. Besides DCI, there is also a proposal to sell 100% government holding in four unlisted companies: Kamarajar Port, HLL Lifecare, Indian Medicines and Karnataka Antibiotics. The core group of secretaries on disinvestment, headed […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan has said that the Indian government is making continuous efforts to attract investments in the ports sector for the augmentation of Indian tonnage. He was speaking at a meeting with a high level Belgian delegation in Mumbai yesterday. Over 300 member delegation comprises Her Royal Highness, Princess […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    India is gearing up for the ISP-IDFC 2016 event (International Combined Conference on Integration of Sea Ports & Innovations in Dredging & Future Challenges) that will take place on September 2-3, in New Delhi. Organized by the Coastal India Development Council CIDC, IIT Delhi, Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), the conference will take on the developmental aspects, […]

  • 7 May 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited, a Government of India Undertaking under the Ministry of Shipping, has signed an agreement with IHC,… Source: ihcmerwede May 7, 2010

  • 26 April 2012

    DCI Dredge XIX, a 5500 cu.m. capacity trailer suction hopper dredger was launched by Smt.Sunitha Vasan on 2nd April, 2012 at IHC Krimpen Shipyard, Rotterdam. Shri G.K.Vasan, Union Minister of Shipping was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.K.Sinha, Secretary (Shipping), Government of India, Capt.D.K.Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director, DCI, Officials of Ministry of […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the second year Dredge Yard was the key sponsor of the India’s biggest Dredging Conference, held in Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai last week. The annual event focused on analyzing the key trends and developments, highlight recent government initiatives and discuss the best practices and the most promising technologies related to the dredging industry. […]

  • 19 July 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd., a Public Sector Undertaking, under the Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India, owning a fleet of dredgers, inviting tenders, to carry out major repairs including dry-docking of vessel DCI Dredge Aquarius, from 3rd week of August 2010. The vessel, built in 1977 by DE MERWEDE, Netherlands is a Cutter Suction […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the third annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs and Requirements, Strategies and Solutions” on August 27-28, 2012, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, focus on the current and future needs and requirements, identify emerging […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Gangavaram Port, the owner of India’s deepest seaport, is evaluating opportunities to acquire the existing operational seaports in Africa…   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 22, 2011; Image: gangavaram

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a $65.5 million loan agreement at Bengaluru to continue interventions and to check coastal erosion on the western coast in Karnataka. The loan is the second tranche of a $250 million financing facility under the Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Program. The […]

  • 4 May 2012

    According to The Economic Times, the shipping ministry wants to step up dredging at major ports in the 12th five-year plan. Also, he hopes to get a budgetary support of over Rs 4,000 crore, an increase of about 40% over the previous five-year plan. The planned increase is expected to expand business opportunities for state-run […]