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  • 17 February 2011

    The largest and India’s first global hub terminal, the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT) at Vallarpadam off Cochin coast… By Sudha S Namboothiry (commodityonline) [mappress] Source: commodityonline, February 17, 2011;

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Making “Mahinda Chinthana” development policy of the Present Government of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa a reality, to build Sri Lanka the Regional Maritime Hub with the advantage of its unique geographical location, Sri Lanka Ports Authority led by its Chairman Dr.Priyath B.Wickrama under the instructions by Hon.Minister of Port and Highways (Project) – […]

  • 21 July 2011

    India’s largest port operator Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) has embarked on an expansion spree of mammoth proportions. And things have… (moneycontrol) [mappress] Source: moneycontrol., July 21, 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 […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor, plans to buy state-owned Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI), The Hindu Business Line reports. The move comes after the Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to privatize DCI by selling the government’s 73.47 per cent stake in the country’s largest dredging contractor “DCI would be a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Ports in India 2012” report to their offering. The sixth edition of Ports in India report provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date study on this sector. The Ports in India 2012 report provides the very latest information on the sector and most recent status of key […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) employees plan to go on strike today, demanding declaration by the central government that the public sector unit with its corporate office in Visakhapatnam would not be privatized, local media reports. “Unions representing the non-executives and crew and petty officers of the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd have given call […]

  • 5 September 2011

    India has eased up on the procurement condition of 85 percent Indian manpower and machines under its credit to Bangladesh…   By Sheikh Shahariar Zaman (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, September 5, 2011;

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Limited, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, has emerged as the lowest bidder in its bid for reclamation works of South-West cove at Jawahar Dweep, floated by Mumbai Port Trust. The contract, worth around $3,3 million, is expected to be completed over the next 18 […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Another three armament shells were discovered in the mud lodged inside the dredger undergoing repair work at Western India Shipyard Ltd dock at Mormugao port after four workers were injured in an explosion reported on Wednesday. An investigation is being conducted and the shells have been sent to the naval armament depot in Dabolim. S […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Ennore Port will augment its anchorage facility to meet growing trade requirements. India’s first corporate port is currently equipped to ha… By S. Sujatha (deccanchronicle) [mappress] Source: deccanchronicle, May 26, 2011

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    INS Darshak, a hydrographic survey vessel of Eastern Naval Command based at Visakhapatnam, India, has successfully completed the hydrographic survey of Tanga Port, Tanzania. This survey is particularly important to the Tanzanian Government and Tanga in light of the port’s future expansion plans. The joint survey saw participation of both Tanzanian and Indian Naval personnel […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    International dredging conference, Dredge India 2015, will take place on 11 June, 2015 in Trident Hotel, BKC, Mumbai. This event, focusing sharply on emerging opportunities and constraints, will bring together port and inland waterway owners, dredging contractors, equipment suppliers and consultants, dredger designers and builders on a mutually beneficial meeting ground. “This is a time for growth. Depths need to be […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India’s Fisheries Department has called for tenders to undertake dredging and desilting of the Pulicat Lake estuary in Tamil Nadu state, South India. This is a temporary solution to remove tonnes of silt that is blocking the movement of seawater into and out of the brackish water lake in Tiruvallur district, The […]

  • 13 June 2011

    The operator of Dhamra port in Orissa plans to build India’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal on the east coast at an estimated… By P. Manoj & C.H. Unnikrishnan (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, June 13, 2011  

  • 5 February 2010

    Two days after the Dredging Corporation of India threatened to withdraw their dredgers from Haldia due to non-payment of dues, the Finance Ministry has agreed to release the payment to the Shipping Ministry. [mappress] Source: Indian Express, February 5, 2010;

  • 25 March 2011

      Wilhelmsen Ships Service is investing in people and offices to position itself in parallel with the steady signs of economic growth that the company is witnessing in India. Nakul Malhotra, Area Director for Wilhelmsen Ships Service in the Sub Continent explains, “The company sees the Indian market as a dynamic and growing market for […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), the country’s largest container port, and Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT), India’s oldest, will form … By P.R. Sanjai (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, February 21, 2011;

  • 21 November 2011

      Dredging is a dirty word ever since the spectacular failure of India’s Sethusa­mudram ship channel project on the east coast. After spending… By Anto T Joseph (mydigitalfc) [mappress] Source: mydigitalfc, November 21, 2011; Image: dci

  • 16 October 2010

    Dredging Corporation of India, the pioneer Dredging Company, under the Ministry of Shipping has secured Capital Dredging Contract worth `171.00 Crores from Ennore Port ltd. DCI stood lowest bidder (L1) under stiff competition from national and international dredging companies. Total eight Indian and International dredging companies have participated in the tendering process called for by […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 4, IHC Merwede and its Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will organise the India Dredging Experience. This event will be held in the build-up to the 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India, and offers visitors the opportunity to get acquainted with TID’s Cutter Simulator Training, without having to travel to the Netherlands. […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone, India’s largest private port, has emerged as the sole bidder for Chennai port’s Rs 3,680-crore mega… By Ruchika Chitravanshi & T E Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 6, 2011;

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd, (APSEZ) recently began construction of the first berth at India’s premier and ambitious international transhipment project in Vizhinjam, Kerala. The groundbreaking ceremony was organized by Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri. Pinarayi Vijayan, and was presided over by Shri. Ramachandran Kadannapally, Minister for Ports, Museums, Archaeology and Archives, in the […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The bC India construction trade show, held February 8-11 in Mumbai, India, has met the expectations of the Liebherr Group. After three exhibition days, all Liebherr product areas that were present – i.e. earthmoving machinery, material handlers, mobile cranes, construction cranes, truck mixers and special foundation equipment – received important orders and Liebherr representatives […]

  • 17 May 2012

    The Union Minister of Shipping, Shri G.K. Vasan informed the Rajya Sabha today in a written reply to a question that the as per Indian Ports Act, 1908, the development of Minor/Non-Major Ports vest with respective State Governments. As regards Major Ports, they are under the control of Government of India. In the 12th Five […]