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  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    High Commissioner of India H.E. Ashok K. Kantha, participated in a brief ceremony on 6 May 2013 at Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbour to mark the completion of the dredging operation. The “Joint Post Dredging Survey” chart was formally handed over by the High Commissioner to Capt. Nihal Keppetipola, Managing Director of Sri Lanka Port Authority (SLPA). […]

  • 14 October 2010

    Ennore Port, India’s only corporatised major port, is in talks with the Centre for an initial public offer (IPO) to raise funds for its … (news) [mappress] Source: news, October 15, 2010;

  • 1 December 2011

    India’s Ministry of Shipping has announced the appointment of Captain D. K. Mohanty as Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd for a period of five years. Captain D. K. Mohanty assumed his new role on November 30th. The Head Office of Dredging Corporation of India is strategically located on the eastern seaboard of India […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The Bilbao Port Authority will form part of the extensive business delegation set to accompany the Basque Government on its trade mission to India, the world’s fourth-largest economy and second most-populated nation, with close to 1.2 billion people. The delegation, headed by Basque president Patxi López, will visit Mumbai, Pune, New Delhi and Bangalore from […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The demand for dredging continues to grow in India driven by greater focus on port infrastructure development, use of larger vessels, increased attention to coastal shipping and inland water transportation, changes in technology. Needs & Requirements, Issues & Opportunities about dredging in India, from August 25-26, 2011, in Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. This demand is set […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has won a contract for the Goa Naval Area maintenance dredging works. The contract, worth $3.85 million, will be conducted in the 2018-20 period. According to a Mercator’s official statement, about 50% of the project will be executed in […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    With 1,300 new Indian-built Ford automobiles loaded onto the Grand Dahlia on August 27th for delivery to Mexico, a new era for the Indian auto industry and Gujarat Port Pipavav started. The 59,217 gross ton roll on/roll off (Ro/Ro) vessel was the first to call Western India’s fastest-growing port, operated as part of the APM […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Indian Naval Hydrographic Department (INHD) is the agency responsible for hydrographic surveys and nautical charting to support national and international agencies, as well as public and private sector activities in Indian waters. INHD utilizes leading equipment and techniques as part of their commitment to provide accurate hydrographic information in a timely manner and to […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association has announced that the seminar named “Dredging: Equipment and Applications” is scheduled for 24-25 January 2014, in Kolkata, India. This seminar, organised by the Eastern Dredging Association (EADA) in association with The Institution of Engineers (India), aims at awareness, standardisation and improvement of dredging technology in India as well as in the […]

  • 1 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Leighton will undertake the construction work, which includes widening the existing 350 metre long general cargo berth by 21 metres for coal unloading, as well as providing foundations for 2.5 kilometres of conveyor gallery and the construction of a new stockyard and administration building. Leighton India’s construction work is worth US$45 million. Work is expected […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to a study on Indian Ports, undertaken by the industry body Assocham and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), the depth at Kolkata Port needs to be increased to 14 meters to facilitate bigger vessels. “The draft in Kolkata Port is inadequate for dealing with bigger ships, the use of which is […]

  • 24 July 2013

    The very first double stack high cube container train left APM Terminals Pipavav on July 17th, carrying 180 TEUs destined for Container Corporation of India (CONCOR’s) new double stack hub at Kathuwas in the northwest Indian State of Rajasthan. Double stack rail service was pioneered at Pipavav Port in 2006 by APM Terminals Pipavav and […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has announced the unaudited Financial Results for the quarter/period ended 31st December, 2012. The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) was established in the year 1976 to provide dredging services to the Major Ports of the country in India. DCI is a pioneer organization in the field of dredging […]

  • 17 August 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the second annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs & Requirements, Issues & Opportunities” on August 25-26, 2011, at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, discuss the key issues and requirements, and highlight the emerging opportunities. It […]

  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    BMT Consultants India, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is celebrating five years in business. To date, 145 ports and logistic projects at 35 coastal locations across India worth an aggregate value of Rs 72,000 Crore, approximately US$16 billion, have benefited from the consultancy’s specialist […]

  • 5 November 2009

    In a bid to prevent further erosion along India’s coastline due to uncontrolled development, the government has tightened the norms for approving new port projects or expansion of existing ports or harbors… Source: Indian Express, November 4, 2009;

  • 29 January 2011

    Gangavaram Port Limited, India’s ultra modern and deepest port today received the prestigious award for the “Fast Growing Port” in the private sector by the Customs Department as part of the International Customs Day celebrations in Vizag. The award was presented in recognition for the extraordinary contribution by Gangavaram Port in boosting the shipping and […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Dredging at the Visakhapatnam outer harbour has been completed in record time despite the immense complexity and volume of work, reports The Times of India. As a result of year-round harbour dredging, the harbour’s depth has been increased to 20 metres, and is now one of the deepest harbours in India. “VGCB will assist Vizag […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for the financial year 2016-17. The paper was signed by Shri Rajive Kumar, the Ministry of Shipping Secretary and Shri Rajesh Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India, in New Delhi. The MoU broadly consists of the performance […]

  • 19 March 2012

    According to Business Standard, State-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) is expecting a new dredger worth Rs 500 crore to join its fleet by the end of this financial year. Dredging Corporation of India has also placed orders on IHC Netherlands to procure three dredgers with an outlay of Rs 1,500 crore. Of these, one […]

  • 8 November 2011

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and Venice Port Authority signed a Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) in Chennai yesterday in the presence of the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G. K. Vasan. JNPT was represented by Shri L.Radhakrishnan, Chairman, JNPT and the Venice Port Authority was represented by Capt. Antonio Revedin. Terming today’s event as an important […]

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

    HR Wallingford has been awarded a contract to work in partnership with M/S Dredging Solutions to support the expansion of the dredging activities of the Indian Government-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Working as Technical and Project Consultants, HR Wallingford will share its expertise in project design, as well as its knowledge and experience in […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Secretary shipping level talks between India and Bangladesh were held in New Delhi last week. The Indian delegation was led by Shri Rajive Kumar from the Ministry of Shipping, and Bangladesh delegation was led by Mr. Shafique Alam Mehdi, Secretary of the Ministry of Shipping. The two parties appreciated close cooperation and achievements made so far, expressing hope that the […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest private multi-port operator and part of the Adani Group, a global integrated infrastructure player, announced it had received the letter of intent from the Kandla Port Trust, a Government of India body, to set up a dry bulk terminal at the Kandla Port on build, operate […]

  • 25 February 2011
    Vessels

      Dredging Corporation of India Limited, a Government of India Undertaking under the administrative control of Ministry of Shipping has entered into Contract with IHC, Dredgers B.V., The Netherlands, for design, construction and supply of Trailer Suction Hopper Dredger having capacity of 5500 Cu.M at a total cost of about Rs.500Cr. The vessel is scheduled for delivery in […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bharat Mumbai Container Terminals Private Limited (BMCT), a subsidiary of PSA International, celebrated yesterday the laying of the foundation stone, marking an important chapter in the development of the fourth container terminal in Jawaharlal Nehru Port, India. “This ceremony marks a key milestone in the joint efforts between PSA and JNPT to develop this new container terminal […]