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  • 9 March 2011

    In a major clampdown on illegal dredging of sand, 22 boats were seized while mining sand from the Vasai creek on Tuesday morning. (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, March 9, 2011  

  • 15 March 2010

    An investors meet will be held next month for the proposed Vizhinjam port in Kerala and work on the project will start during the tenure of the Left government, Ports Minister M.Vijayakumar told the assembly Monday… [mappress] Source:thaindian,March 15,2010;

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for extension of financial assistance to Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) to meet the dredging expenditure incurred by KoPT for maintenance of the river/channel. This will make transactions through the port commercially viable for the port users. The scheme of financial assistance to KoPT towards dredging will be continued for […]

  • 26 May 2011

    The West Bengal government has decided to rope in experts from premier institutions like the Jadavpur University (JU) and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur to prepare a master plan to prevent natural calamities in the state, said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday. ‘The state development and planning department has been asked to talk […]

  • 18 October 2010

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure (CCI) has approved the development of a “mega container terminal” at Chennai Port under a Public … (bestshippingnews) [mappress] Source: bestshippingnews, October 18, 2010;

  • 3 October 2011

    The government is working on a proposal to woo private investors for the development of minor ports in the state, aiming at optimum … (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, October 3, 2011;

  • 18 March 2013

    The stringent Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA), commonly used against the gangsters and terrorists, would be invoked against those involved in illegal sand-mining, government said today. Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat stated in the Legislative Council here that “government is concerned over illegal sand dredging and a stringent law such as MCOCA will […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister of Shipping, has announced the details of capacity and projected capacity on completion of the proposed projects in respect of all Major Ports. These are as follows: [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, September 3, 2012

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Paradip Port Trust and GAIL (India) Ltd. for setting up of a LNG Terminal in Paradip Port Trust. Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that as a part of capacity augmentation programme of Paradip Port, it is proposed to construct an offshore […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Two bidders have shown interest in developing the Rs.3,686-crore mega container terminal, north of the Bharti dock, at the Chennai Port Trust (ChPT), reports The Hindu. Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and a consortium of Essar Ports Ltd and Vadinar Oil Terminal Ltd have submitted their bids, which will be reviewed soon. The bidder […]

  • 16 January 2012

    The government move to deny ‘security clearance’ to Gautam Adani-owned Adani Port & SpecialEconomic Zone (APSEZ), formerly Mundra Port, …     By Anto T Joseph (mydigitalfc) [mappress] Source: mydigitalfc, January 16, 2012;

  • 16 November 2011

    Continuous sand dredging from costal village near Surat has created threat upon existence of sea beach. Miners are pumping out sand without…   By Rishi Banerji (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, November 16, 2011;

  • 3 August 2011

    Admitting that illegal sand dredging was difficult to stamp out, Maharashtra Government today told the Legislative Assembly that… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, August 3, 2011

  • 28 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work consists of Maintenance dredging at barge berths, mooring dolphins, port craft jetty and other areas (along side berths 5a, 6a,10l… [mappress] Source: gov.In, June 28, 2010

  • 13 August 2010

    Diversified business conglomerate MARG would invest close to Rs 1,500 crore on the second phase of Karaikal port, a top company official … (yahoo) [mappress] Source: yahoo, August 13, 2010;

  • 7 February 2011

    Heavy traffic and lack of space on the shore have become major bottlenecks for Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, February 7, 2011;

  • 21 December 2010

    After Lavasa hill city project in Pune, it is now the country’s largest private port Mundra Port and SEZ that has been pulled by the … By Archana Shukla (ndtv) [mappress] Source: ndtv, December 21, 2010;

  • 2 December 2010

    It’s business as usual for the sand dredging mafia in Thane district, in the absence of any auctioning of the 20-odd sand-rich spots here… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 3, 2010;

  • 5 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Srinagar, Mar 4: In a breather to the dying Dal lake, the state-of-the-art Finnish machines, recently procured by the State, have been successfully tested in the water body. With this decks have been cleared for commissioning of the machines, to be formally flagged off by the Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah on Saturday… [mappress] Source: Greater […]

  • 22 April 2010

    The once raging controversy over the Rs 2,240 crore Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project was virtually consigned to the cold storage on Wednesday much to the relief of the UPA government… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,April 22,2010;

  • 16 April 2010

    The Cochin Port Staff Association, one of the major trade unions in the port, has expressed anxiety on the exorbitant hike in dredging costs… [mappress] Source:thehindubusinessline,April 16,2010;

  • 13 September 2011

    The Gangavaram port in Andhra Pradesh has invited bids for its proposal to undertake capital dredging… [mappress] Source: eximin, September 13, 2011

  • 3 October 2011

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indu Projects Limited (IPL) an Engineering… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, October 3, 2011;

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Union Cabinet approved the Policy Guidelines for Land Management by Major Ports 2014. Land Policy is one of the most significant policy frameworks guiding the overall functioning and development of the port sector. These guidelines aim at optimum utilization and optimum realization of the value of land reserves by linking it with prevailing market […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Essar Ports Ltd., part of the Essar Group, today announced its unaudited results for the quarter ended September 2013. Speaking on the key highlights for the quarter, Mr. Rajiv Agarwal, Managing Director, Essar Ports Ltd. said: “Our performance is consistent with the growth targets we have set for ourselves and we are confident of delivering […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Fuelling speculation about a rift in the Trinamool, party MP and chairman of Haldia Development Authority Suvendu Adhikary has accused the …   (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, February 6, 2012;