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  • 30 May 2012

    The Hindu reports that the Cochin Port Trust has decided to engage Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to complete the capital dredging work for the International Container Transshipment Terminal (ICTT). The port authority said that normal shipping operations have not been affected and that the capital dredging work would be completed within 40 to 50 […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Tenders are invited by Mormugao Port Trust for capital dredging works for non-cargo berths. The work involves deepening to a depth of -9.50 m by capital dredging alongside the berth, along the breakwater, the berth alongside the mole (on both sides)  basin area and approaches to these berths. The existing depths vary from about -2m […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mercator, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, said in its latest release that the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) had filed an appeal before the courts in London against the arbitration awards of approx. $7 million payable to Mercator by DCI.  On 25 January 2019, the appeals filed by DCI have been dismissed with […]

  • 9 February 2011

    The International Container Transshipment Terminal at Vallarpadam in Kerala, India, will open this month…   (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, February 9, 2011;

  • 5 July 2012

    The Times of India reports that a resort in Sindhdurga has complained to the Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) of illegal sand dredging in the Mochemaad creek that has destroyed the mangroves. In its complaint the resort management has pointed out that illegal sand dredging had destroyed the sand dunes, and thereby the mangroves […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 68th Independence Day was celebrated today at Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) corporate office. Capt. D. K. Mohanty, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd congratulated all the employees and their family members for the improved performance for 2013-14 and stated that the company is expected to achieve Excellent MOU […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has selected Marlink’s high throughput VSAT for connectivity in Indian territorial waters, through an agreement with India’s licensed Inflight Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) service partner, Nelco Ltd. The contract for Marlink’s SeaLink VSAT service was signed after the successful conclusion of a trial in October 2019 onboard the trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia. […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited has informed BSE that the company is a Government of India Undertaking under the administrative control of the Ministry of Shipping. Ministry of Shipping vide letter dated October 17, 2011 informed appointment of Shri S. Balachandran and Shri Vinai Kumar Agarwal as Non-official Part-time Directors on the Board of the company […]

  • 29 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 23-29, 2017).   New Contracts in India and Maldives for DEME DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, has secured several new contracts for dredging and land reclamation works in India and the Maldives.   Experts Destroy […]

  • 29 March 2012

    DMK Union ministers are urging the implementation of the Setusamudram canal project which will widen the narrow Palk Strait that divides India and Sri Lanka, reports The Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi were contacted on Thursday and urged to speed up the proceedings. The Setusamudram project has an aim to boost […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Experts and government officials said that the India’s plans of more than doubling its port capacity in five years could become a pipe dream as the major projects involving foreign investors have run aground recently. According to, in the past few months, four separate port projects have failed to take off in Tamil Nadu, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to a press release, Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with the Union Shipping Ministry in New Delhi on Thursday. Dredging Corporation of India Ltd has taken steps for augmentation of its capacity and increasing the strength of its fleet by purchasing three more dredgers, which are under […]

  • 26 April 2011

      IMS 7012 Versi-Dredge on the market for sale and ready for the next job. This 45’ workhorse Dredge has been reduced in price and is ready for a new owner to put her to work on the next job. The 7012 Versi-Dredge is an easy to operate ‘self propelled’ shallow draft Dredge that is easily […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Bangladesh and India have discussed the framework of an interim treaty for sharing of the water of river Teesta.   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, June 7, 2011    

  • 17 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited,Visakhapatnam department invites tenders from experienced and resourceful dredging firms with proven… Tendering deadline is 11-06-2010. [mappress]

  • 29 July 2011

    India is set to go places with its overseas maritime plans. The Centre plans to float a company… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, July 29, 2011

  • 10 June 2011

    The Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) on Thursday approved in principle a floating jetty at the Gateway of India. By Sandeep Ashar (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, June 10, 2011    

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), a Government of India Undertaking under the Ministry of Shipping, has celebrated its 39th anniversary. Shri P.Jayapal, Director (Operations & Technical), Shri S.Charles, Director (Finance), Heads of departments, employees, retired employees and their families attended the event. A number of cultural events were held to mark the event. In his inaugural address, Shri […]

  • 8 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. has announced the appointment of new chairman and managing director of the firm. (indiamart) [mappress] Source: indiamart, March 8, 2011    

  • 2 August 2010

    Mr. V.S. Manf, Chief Financial Officer, of Mercator Lines Limited said, “We are happy to announce a good set of Q1 FY 2011 results with increase in revenues and profits. Our business model is now well rounded and diversified and that our strategy of sustainable and scalable business model has borne the fruit.” Mumbai, July […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Implementation Agreement for Ganga Rejuvenation under the Namami Gange Program was signed in New Delhi last week between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation and German International Cooperation (GIZ) of Germany. The objective of the agreement is to enable responsible stakeholders at National and State level to apply integrated river […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Krishnapatnam Port in its quest to be the best port in India has increased its draft to 18 meters. With this measure, the Krishnapatnam Port now has become the deepest draft port in India. Krishnapatnam Port Container Terminal has now handled in excess of 24,000 TEU. The port has 3 cutter suction dredgers and 3 […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Central Government has taken various steps to increase Inland Water Transport (IWT) including development of National Waterways and providing the required inland water transport infrastructure. Further, for development of waterways of North Eastern Region, there is a central sector plan scheme under which 100% grant is provided by the Ministry of Shipping to the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has won a contract to carry out the $13.9 million maintenance dredging works at the Cochin Port for the year 2017-18, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) said in their latest announcement.  In August 2017, the Cochin Port Trust announced tender for the 2017-18 maintenance dredging program, which is one of […]

  • 20 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Positive operating margin to sustain as Sethusamudram project has been stopped.Dredging Corporation of India held a conference call on… [mappress] Source: researcherstock, June 20, 2010;

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 7th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on August 23-24, 2016, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. The event, organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future […]