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  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Yesterday, the Kerala Government Cabinet decided not to accept the tender of Welspun-led consortium for the port operator contract of the Vizhinjam International Container Transhipment Project. According to The Hindu, this contract will be re-tendered after getting the environmental clearance. “The government had held discussions with the consortium, and had come to the conclusion that […]

  • 13 February 2012

    A Rs 23 crore project that entails dredging and diversion of sewerage to clean up and revive the Karala has been prepared by… (telegraphindia) [mappress] Source: telegraphindia, February 13, 2012

  • 9 January 2012

    The Kerala cabinet will decide, by middle of the week, on awarding the port operator contract for the upcoming Vizhinjam Port to the …   (manoramaonline) [mappress] Source: manoramaonline, January 9, 2012; Image: vizhinjamport

  • 20 December 2011

    Kerala is planning to invite global EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) bids for the Rs 7,800-crore Vizhinjam Port by March  … (governancenow) [mappress] Source: governancenow, December 20, 2011; Image: vizhinjamport

  • 15 November 2011

    Kerala plans to set up its third major port at Azhikkal, following the central government’s directive to coastal states to set up such …   By Amritha Pillay (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, November 15, 2011;

  • 10 October 2011

    The Kerala Government has landed in a soup by seeking ‘major port’ status for Vizhinjam port as it eventually means that the state will have… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, October 10, 2011;

  • 5 October 2011

    The Kerala government wants to convert Vizhinjam Port near Thiruvananthapuram into a major port but with private operatorship. Thirty-one… By Ruchika Chitravanshi (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 5, 2011;

  • 4 May 2011
    Vessels

    The Kerala High Court on Tuesday directed the Cochin Port Trust to release dredgers Kamal XXV and Kamal XXVI… (expressbuzz) [mappress] Source: expressbuzz, May 4, 2011;

  • 16 November 2009

    Mumbai: International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, will work with the Kerala Government to develop a greenfield port that will create jobs while addressing the state’s trade and transportation capacity needs… Source: DNA, November 15, 2009;

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, and Minister of Shipping, Nitin Gadkari, conducted a ground breaking ceremony for the Cochin Shipyard’s third drydock yesterday.  The new dock, set to have a length of 310 meters, will be a stepped dock with a width of 75 meters at the wider part, and 60 meters at the […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    T.P. Ramakrishnan, the Minister for Labor and Excise, Kerala Cabinet, inaugurated the Mampuzha River Restoration Project two days ago, local media reports. The project, proposed by the Panchayat District, will cover nearly 10-kilometer stretch of the river between Kuttikkattoor and Kaduppini. Addressing the gathering, the minister said that the Mampuzha project is one of the examples […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Mappila Bay Fishing Harbor are progressing according to schedule, The Hindu reports. Dredging work at the harbor mouth is nearing completion. So far, around 49.000m³ of silt was removed from this area, said the Government of Kerala’s Harbor Engineering Division (HED) Executive Engineer, S. Shylaja. Dredging program at the basin is set […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 12-18, 2017).   USPA and Novadeal Reach Agreement on Yuzhny Port Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Novadeal LTD (subsidiary of the DEME Group, Belgium) have reached an agreement for the maintenance dredging of the internal water area and the internal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Indian Government and the World Bank yesterday signed two financing agreements aimed at reducing vulnerability of coastal communities from cyclones and hydro meteorological hazards. The National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project-I (NCRMP-I) and NCRMP-II, valued at $104 million and $308.4 million respectively, will help eight Indian states – with coastlines on either sides of the peninsula – improve […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Petronet LNG Limited (PLL) will next spring undertake maintenance dredging work at its Kochi LNG terminal in Kerala, India. The company has just announced tender for the dredging works that will begin in mid-April 2016. All interested parties may send their request for proposals until August 17th 2015. The contract is for a period of 18 months and includes providing a […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Cochin Port, an all-weather natural Port located strategically close to the busiest international sea routes, has presented the “Outer Harbor Project”. Conceptual studies through IIT, Madras and CWPRS, Pune show that the development of an Outer Harbor is technically feasible. Cochin Port had prepared a Feasibility Report for the Outer Harbor project through the Consultants […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The last 12 months witnessed an unprecedented compliance to delivery schedules with 11 vessels (IRS class) being handed over by Vijai Marine Services (VSM). The company has made significant investments in development of technology, human capital as well as shop-floor processes over the last decade to see meaningful results today. On an ongoing basis, the […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The following Feasibility Studies have been undertaken by Inland waterways authority of India (IWAI) in last few years for developing them as waterways apart from those existing as National Waterways now. 1. River Barak in Assam: Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 km) of the waterway has been found viable for development. A proposal for its declaration as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Government undertakes development and regulation of only those waterways which are declared as National Waterways. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that it is the responsibility of the respective State Governments to develop any other waterways. Waterways that are being […]

  • 18 November 2013

    New central schemes to support State Maritime Boards and the State Governments to combat oil spills, are nearing finalization. Stating this at the 15th Meeting of the Maritime State Development Council at Bengaluru, the Union Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that the Ministry will soon issue guidelines to streamline the process of collection […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Based on the progress made in dredging at the International Container Transhipment Terminal at Vallarpadam, it has been decided to increase the maximum permissible draft available in the entire International Container Transhipment Terminal berth length of 600 meters to 14.50 meters, announced Cochin Port Trust. Turnaround of vessels more than 275 meters and drawing maximum […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a major milestone, DP World’s Vallarpadam terminal today received its first transhipment mainline service, becoming India’s first and only transhipment hub. This follows the Indian government waiving cabotage regulations for the terminal, which until now have prevented mainline services transhipping at Vallarpadam, instead making lines transfer to local carriers. The International Container Transhipment Terminal […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The upgraded infrastructure at Cochin Fisheries Harbour has been inaugurated by Prof.K.V.Thomas, Hon’ble Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Consumer Affairs, Food &Public Distribution, Government of India. Shri.K.Babu, Hon’ble Minister for Excise, Ports & Fisheries, Govt of Kerala presided the function. Shri.Tony Chammanv, Worshipful Mayor of Cochin, Shri Dominic Presentation, Hon’ble Member of Legislative […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The National Waterway (Lakhipur – Bhanga stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 was introduced in the Rajyasabha by the Union Minister for Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan. The bill proposes to declare the navigable stretch of the Barak River between Lakhipur and Bhanga (121 km) in Southern Assam as a National Waterway. The bill also […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Ports in India 2013” report to their offering. The “Ports in India 2013” report will provide the very latest information on the sector and most recent status of key programmes and projects. The report will have four distinct sections: Section I: Overall Sector Analysis – Sector […]

  • 18 December 2012

    GAIL India Ltd has wrapped up the first phase of pipeline that will connect the upcoming LNG import facility at Kochi to consumers in Kerala, according to moneycontrol.com. Panabaaka Lakshmi, the Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, stated: “Mechanical completion (of 40-km Phase-1) done and ready for gas intake subject to availability of […]