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  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited will today hold its Annual General Meeting for the year ended 31 December 2013. DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem will make the following statement regarding operational performance in the first quarter of 2014: “DP World Limited handled 14.3 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business development

    At a meeting chaired by Water Resources Minister K. Krishnankutty at the district collectorate earlier this week, it was decided to expedite the dredging works on the leading channel of the Thottappally spillway, The Hindu reports. According to Krishnankutty, three more dredgers would be deployed in the area by June 18. “At present, three dredgers […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) today introduced two hydrographic survey and inspection vessels, set to be deployed in Ganga along the Haldia-Allahabad stretch of National Waterway-1. These specialized survey vessels, SL Ganga and SL Jhanvi, will help identify the nature of dredging requirements and sites to get assured 3 meters draft which the body […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Ennore Port Ltd in Tamil Nadu received 11 initial bids from private groups for the USD 210 million Ennore Port expansion program. Ennore Port is situated on the East Coast of India about 20 km north of Chennai Port along the coastline, in the State of Tamil Nadu. Ennore Port is the first Corporatised Major […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Essar Bulk Terminal Ltd (EBTL), the operator of the Hazira Port Terminal facility, has signed an agreement with Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) for expanding its captive jetty by 1100 meters.  The expanded berthing facility is expected to be ready by end-FY18, and will enhance the current capacity by 20 MTPA. This will not only help […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The Kochi Metro Rail Limited awarded a project with a total cost of Rs. 2.62 crore for cleaning of the Thevara-Perandoor canal to the Kerala Shipping and Inland Navigation Corporation (KSINC), according to The Hindu. The work will include dredging of the 10 km-long canal to a depth of one metre and removal of plants, […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Gangavaram Port expansion, which will see the port’s capacity increasing from the current 15 million tonnes to 45 mt, envisages an addition of three multi-purpose berths and a coal handling terminal. “We expect to wrap up the expansion project by 2013 or the first quarter of 2014,” Mr Pranav Choudhary, Chief Financial Officer of […]

  • 8 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 2-8, 2020).   Damen Completes TSHD Arco Dijk Maintenance Work The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arco Dijk of Hanson Aggregate Marine has completed its maintenance stop-over at Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam.   Boskalis Releases 2019 Annual Report and Sustainability […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India named Trends and Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities, is scheduled for September 5-6,2013, in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the dredging sector. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging […]

  • 13 August 2012

    According to The Hindu, the Merolyn Engineering Works Pvt Ltd is in the race to supply six dredgers worth $600 million (nearly Rs 3,300 crore) to Bangladesh. Kakoli Mitra, the Managing Director of Merolyn, a Kolkata-based company, stated that along with Dutch shipbuilder IHC Merwede and infrastructure major Royal Infraconstru Ltd, Merolyn already bid for […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Indian ports handled total cargo traffic of around 870 million tonnes in 2010-11. While the major ports handled 570 million tonnes, non-major ports handled around 34% of the total cargo at 300 million tones. Kandla, Vishakhapatnam, JNPT and Chennai handled 48.4% of the major ports’ cargo in 2010-11. Shri G.K. Vasan Union Minister of Shipping […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A major breakthrough was made in Inland Waterways sector during 2011-12, when a Tripartite Agreement was signed between NTPC, Inland Waterways Authority of India and Jindal ITF Limited for transportation of imported coal for the Farakka Power Plant with an investment of about Rs.650 crore in the private sector. This has been stated in the […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Dredging Corp. of India Ltd, Ennore Port Ltd and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, have been granted approval to sell tax-free bonds worth a combined Rs.3,500 crore this fiscal year, reports livemint.com. Jawaharlal Nehru Port has been allowed to raise Rs.2,000 crore, Ennore Port Rs.1,000 crore and DCI has been allowed to raise Rs.500 crore. According […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    TZ Group trade company sales team are going to attend “IPVS 2012 India”- industrial pump and valves fair, open from 12th-14th December in Pune, Maharashtra. This is an extremely influential pump fair for East Asian market. Shjiazhuang Tuozhou Industry Pump Water Group is established in 1998. Company’s product range includes industry slurry pumps, chemical pumps, […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the Dhubri to Sadiya stretch of River Brahmaputra in Assam of about 891 kms has been declared as National Waterway in the year 1988. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is developing and […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Swan Energy Ltd, through its subsidiary Swan LNG, has received approval from Gurajat Maritime Board to start construction of LNG terminal for its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) project, located in Jafrabad, Gujarat. In a notice to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Swan Energy said that they have executed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract […]

  • 11 September 2020
    Business development, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has won a maintenance dredging contract at New Mangalore Port. According to the company, DCI took part in a global tender for “Post monsoon maintenance dredging works at New Mangalore Port”. The tender, released by NMPT during May 2020, involves maintenance dredging for a period of three years, 2020-21, […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Mr L. Radhakrishnan, the Chairman of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, held a meeting with the officials of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. on the commencement of the JNPT-MbPT channel dredging project, reports Exim India. This dredging contract has a total value of approximately EUR 175 million. The dredging work will commence in September 2012 and is […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that the 59th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation is now underway in Mumbai, India. The seminar, taking place from November 26 – 28 at the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC, will bring together decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore […]

  • 21 December 2012

    A trailer suction hopper dredger – Dredge 19 – will be inducted into the fleet of the city-based public sector Dredging Corporation of India, tomorrow, reports thehindu. DCI DREDGE XIX is the first vessel from a series of three which also includes the DCI DREDGE XX and DCI DREDGE XXI. IHC Merwede has previously delivered […]

  • 1 October 2012

    During the last financial year, aging dredgers have dragged the performance of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). DCI announces significant erosion in net profit to Rs 13 crore for the year ended March 31 against Rs 40 crore in the previous year, according to thehindubusinessline.com. Of the 10 trailer suction dredgers that DCI owns, seven […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Volga Group, Gennady Timchenko’s investment vehicle, has acquired a 50% stake in Sukhodol LLC, a company which is constructing a new bulk terminal in Sukhodol Bay, in the Primorsky region in Russia’s Far East. Once completed the terminal is expected to have a capacity of 20 million tons per year. The project will be implemented […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launch ceremony of SHANTI SAGAR 17 – an 8,000m³ standardized trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – took place today, 31 March, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. This is the first of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the second (SHANTI SAGAR 18) is scheduled to be launched […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ruia-owned port company Essar Ports has its hands full with expansion projects at its ports and is not looking for further expansion into new ones, its top executive said, adding that the company’s new iron-ore terminal in Orissa will be commissioned by the end of the month. “At the moment, we are not looking for […]

  • 27 November 2012

    On Thursday 15 November, the delivery of the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XIX, took place at Waalhaven in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The dredger was received by the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Manager Mr YSR Murthy three weeks ahead of the contractual delivery date. IHC Merwede’s contract with DCI is for the […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    DP World Limited handled 60 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 8.9% on reported basis and 8.0% on a like-for-like basis. New volume at London Gateway (UK) and Embraport (Brazil) contributed to the increase in reported volumes. Growth in 2014 was […]