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  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brahmaputra River dredging project – taking place from Sadiya to Dhubri of Assam – is set to begin this month, the Dhaka Tribune reports. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will carry out the dredging activities in a phased manner to get the National Waterway 2 operational, according to the Assam’s Transport Department. […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 6th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ will be held on September 1-2, 2015, at The Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai. The conference is being organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, a provider of information on the infrastructure sectors through magazines, newsletters, reports and conferences. “This event is a well-established annual event in India focused on the […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After international construction and development major Dubai World failing to repay its huge pile of debt on time, the state of its bids for development of container terminal berths at major ports in India may come under the scanner… Source: Indian Express, November 28, 2009

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released an article explaining how climate change influences the river deltas and what has been done to mitigate the risk. Asia has many major, important river deltas, including the Ganges-Brahmaputra delta in India/Bangladesh, which is considered to be the largest in the world; Mekong, Vietnam; Chao Phraya, […]

  • 13 March 2012

      Union Ministry of Shipping Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha, last week visited the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI). According to a DCI spokesman, the Shipping Secretary reviewed the progress of the Company’s performance. He also stated that the DCI should take all necessary steps to improve its performance and become more competitive to become […]

  • 28 September 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Western India Shipyard today announced that it has secured a new order from its client Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) worth Rs 56.3 million. The order work includes repair of one of their large vessels, DCI Dredge Aquarius at its shipyard at Marmugao, Goa within the next 40 days. Western India had underperformed the market […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Dredging Association EADA (India) has announced that their conference ‘Dredging: Ports, Harbors and Inland Waterways’ will take place on March 24, 2017 at ITC Kakatiya Hotel in Begumpet, Hyderabad. This workshop aims to develop, amongst contracting partners, a constructive approach for planning, design and execution of dredging and maritime construction projects, EADA said […]

  • 6 May 2010

    IHC Beavers® for the Adani Group -As the main participant, developer and operator in India’s largest private port, the Adani Group faced… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D Magazine

  • 27 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Timblo Drydocks based in Goa, India, has signed agreement with Mongla Port Authority for building a complete set of dredging equipment for use of Mongla Port Authority. Western Marine Shipyard will provide full technical support to Timblo in this newbuilding project. This project is worth of USD 8.5 million. The contract was signed at the […]

  • 26 May 2017
    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 New Mangalore Port maintenance dredging work for a period of three years. The company said that they won this competitive contract against domestic as well as international bidders. New Mangalore Port is […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The capital dredging works on deepening the Paradip Port’s channels that were launched in 2008, but suspended later on in need of higher capacity dredgers, have been continued this Sunday, IBNLive reports. Namely, due to the failure of the principally engaged cutter and suction dredger of the Dredging Corporation of India, CSD Aquarius, to meet […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    India and the United States have agreed to deepen the scope of cooperation in the maritime sector. The Union Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently paid a working visit to the States, where he held wide-ranging discussions with the representatives of Harbor Department of the City of Long Beach. During […]

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Seabed Authority (ISA) and the Government of India have signed a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic sulphides. The contract was signed on Monday, 26 September, in New Delhi, by the Secretary-General of the International Seabed Authority, Nii Allotey Odunton and Dr M Rajeevan, Secretary of the Ministry of Earth Sciences. The application area, […]

  • 28 November 2010

    India’s first international container transhipment terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam near Kochi will be commissioned next month. All hurdles… By John Mary (thepeninsulaqatar) [mappress] Source: thepeninsulaqatar, November 28, 2010;

  • 6 April 2011

      International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) and L&T Shipbuilding Ltd. (LTSB) have signed a container port operation agreement for the management and operations of the Kattupalli Container Terminal in Tamil Nadu, India. Contracting parties were L&T Shipbuilding Limited (LTSB), a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T) and Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has just announced that their 8th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. In the past few years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry in itself. The industry is being driven largely by the growing dredging requirements at Indian ports […]

  • 19 October 2012

    On October 17th, an International Exhibition and Conference “India Maritime 2012” has officially commenced. This International Exhibition and conference is a joint initiative taken by the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India and Federation od Indian Chambers of commerce and Industry (FICCI) to provide a platform to all participants, delegates, business visitors and other key […]

  • 11 October 2011

    A $120 million port and multimodal transport project in Myanmar will open up international trade with India’s isolated North East provinces… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 11, 2011;

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Adani Hazira Container Terminal (AHCT) has announced that it received Customs notification on October 31, reports eximin.net. Mr Vasant Murthy, CEO – Container Ports and Logistics for Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd, said regarding this milestone: “Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd is committed to developing and providing world class terminal infrastructure to support our […]

  • 7 June 2017
    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 maintenance dredging work at the Karaikal Port. Mercator said in its statement today that this dredging program will be completed during the first half of FY2018. Karaikal Port is envisaged to have a total of […]

  • 29 August 2011

    India’s desire to spend billions of dollars on overseas infrastructure could undermine efforts to ease major domestic port congestion that h… (dailytimes) [mappress] Source: dailytimes, August 29, 2011;

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]

  • 11 November 2010

    During President Obama’s historic visit to India last week the White House announced a new sale to India of two dredgers by Ellicott Dredges, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland.  Ellicott was included in the White House’s announcement along with other leading American companies such as Boeing, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Bell Helicopter, and Bucyrus. Maharashtra Maritime Board […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The World Bank will support India with a $375 million loan in their plans to develop its first modern inland water transport fairway on a 1,360 km-stretch of the Ganga River between Varanasi and the seaport of Haldia. The World Bank’s Board yesterday approved this loan loan to help the Inland Waterways Authority of India […]

  • 3 October 2011

    India’s shipping industry should speed up the expansion of its ports, increase dredging facilities and invest in coastal shipping, the … By Anirban Chowdhury (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, October 3, 2011;