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  • 1 August 2012

    The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is considering a loan which would fund over half of Gujarat Pipavav Port Ltd’s (GPPL) new expansion project. According to the Business Standard, the IFC is considering a US$170m loan to part fund the proposed US$303m expansion project. This development project will include building a new liquid cargo berth, expansion […]

  • 3 July 2012

    Port Technology reports that Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd has confirmed the build of a new US$216 million dry bulk terminal in the Port of Kandla. In February, the Kandla Port Trust announced that it had elected Adani Ports, the port operating arm of the Adani Group, as its preferred bidder for the […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The recent dredging exercise at the Okhla barrage to deepen the Okhla pond was welcomed by environmentalists till they figured out that all the silt pulled out was being dumped along the banks and allowed to flow downstream with the river, says The first plan was to leave the silt along the banks since […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Cochin Port Trust deputy chairman, G Krishnakumar, said that as long as the container growth is dynamic, there is no fear that the Vizhinjam will be a competitor to the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) in Vallarpadam. Vizhinjam needs at least `6,000 crore to create the breakwater for ships so as to be free of […]

  • 13 April 2012

      As directed by the Prime Minister, a review meeting of the Port Sector taken in PMO examined the progress made in the implementation of PPP projects in major ports and the progress of dredging activities. This was a follow-up to a meeting taken three months ago in which instructions were given to the Ministry […]

  • 13 March 2012

    As the Navhind Times reports, the dredging work at the mouth of the Chapora river has irked many fishermen who claim that the work done was not proper and due to that, they are unable to operate their trawlers. Mr Shekhar Dabholkar stated that though the work of sand bar removal was undertaken by the […]

  • 31 May 2011

    The Orissa High Court on Monday prohibited the state government from signing fresh MoUs or concession agreements for private ports along the… By Rajaram Satapathy (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, May 31, 2011;  

  • 10 November 2010

    With heavy rains playing spoil sport and Cyclone Jal throwing operations out of gear, dredging at the mouth of the Cooum River, which was… By R Vasundara (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, November 10, 2010;

  • 26 October 2010

    The inaugural function of the Vigilance Awareness Week was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Shri J. Purnachandra Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Shri P.M.Mohan, IPS, CVO, VPT also attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Shri S. Vasudeva Rao, Chief Vigilance Officer, DCI, […]

  • 17 October 2010

    The state-wide ban on sand extraction from riverbeds is badly affecting construction projects across the city. The Bombay High Court had … By Ashutosh Patil (mumbaimirror) [mappress] Source: mumbaimirror, October 17, 2010;

  • 23 November 2010

    Orissa Monday signed a final agreement with Hyderabad-based Navayuga Engineering Company Ltd for a Rs.6,500 crore port project, an official… (bombaynews) [mappress] Source: bombaynews, November 23, 2010;

  • 5 October 2010

    The real estate sector in Maharashtra foresees a loss of Rs 2,000 crore (Rs 20 billion) due to the ban on extraction of sand by the Bombay… (rediff) [mappress] Source: rediff, October 5, 2010;

  • 29 December 2010

    Nine-months after the barge mounted power plant of GMR Energy Ltd sailed out from Tannirbavi to Kakinada, the company has honoured its word… (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 29, 2010;

  • 30 January 2012

    Nissan is considering the upcoming private Kattupalli port as an alternative to the neighbouring Ennore port for export of its cars…   By T. E. Raja Simhan (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, January 30, 2012;

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    While speaking at the inaugural function of Vigilance Awareness Week-2013 held by Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) yesterday, the Police Commissioner, Mr. B. Shivadhar Reddy, IPS, has called for a moral introspection among political and administrative leaders on more effective ways of containing pervasive corruption in society. Even while the laws on various forms […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The Centre is actively considering waiving the cabotage law for the Vallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT). A …   (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, November 21, 2011;

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Kerala, as part of its various programs for development of the state, has introduced a plan to develop Vizhinjam International deep water Multipurpose Seaport. It has formed a separate company, Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VISL) as a special purpose Government company (fully owned by the Government of Kerala) that will act as implementing […]

  • 13 April 2012

    A total value of Rs 8000 crore for three major PPP projects — Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (Mumbai), Kandla (Gujarat) and Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) that have been awarded will create additional capacity of more than 79 MTPA. The Rs 6,700-crore project on the fourth container terminal at the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, awarded to a […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Assessing the last year’s results, it can be concluded that the transshipped cargo indicators at the Freeport of Riga are positive, and the implemented as well as ongoing port infrastructure development projects provide optimistic outlook in regards of 2014. In 2013, about 35.5 million tons of various goods were transshipped at the Port of Riga, […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd failed to qualify for the Rs.1,571.60 crore channel-deepening tender of state-owned Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port because one of the dredgers it had offered for the work was more than 15 years old. One of the conditions mentioned in the tender was that the dredgers executing the contract should not […]

  • 16 July 2012

    Maharashtra government on Monday said that whoever is involved in illegal dredging of sand from rivers and creeks would be booked under the stringent provisions of the MCOCA, reports Minister of State for Revenue promised strict action after the uniformization of the law. At this point, the minister intervened and declared that MCOCA would […]

  • 6 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 1-7, 2018).   New Space for Growth: Offshore Center Rotterdam (VIDEO) The Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video named ‘New Space for Growth: Offshore Center Rotterdam’, showing the progress being made on the new OCMR development […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 17 February 2012

    The public works department has floated a tender that would allow a private contractor to remove sand from the Adyar river… (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, February 17, 2012

  • 20 January 2012

    With the double aim of easing traffic congestion and increasing the tourist potential of the picturesque Kadambrayar region, an ambitious proposal for a… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, January 20, 2012

  • 9 November 2012

    The valedictory function of Vigilance Awareness Week 2012 was celebrated at corporate Headquarters of DCI, this evening. Mr. G. Nageswara Rao, IPS, DIG, CBI, Visakhapatnam has attended the programme as Chief Guest. While addressing the gathering, the DIG has called for significant strengthening of anti-corruption institutions in the country. In the light of steep increase […]