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  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has won a Naval Dockyard’s (Mumbai) contract for dredging work at the naval sites in Mumbai area.   The project involves a one year maintenance dredging program at a cost of $9.3 million. The contract agreement between DCI and Indian Navy was signed yesterday. Under the project schedule, DCI plans […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that the 59th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation is now underway in Mumbai, India. The seminar, taking place from November 26 – 28 at the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC, will bring together decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be the host of a special 3-Day Dredging and Reclamation Seminar in Mumbai, India. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – 28, 2019 in the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC. According to IADC, the seminar is aimed at decision makers and their advisers in governments, […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week IADC’s Ria van Leeuwen visited Mumbai, India, and meet executives from Mumbai Port Trust, DG Shipping, Main Mast Marsec. and B.P. Marine Academy. During the stay, she informed them about the IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation which comes to Asia in November. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The fourteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India’ named ‘Progress, Potential & the Way Forward’ will take place on January 23-24, 2017, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the key trends and developments in the sector, examine recent policy initiatives, highlight the opportunities in the […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 13th Annual Conference on Ports in India, named ‘New Initiatives and Opportunities’, will take place on January 18-19, 2016, at the Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the new and emerging opportunities in the Indian port sector, examine the key challenges and discuss the appropriate strategies. The conference will also showcase noteworthy […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the second year Dredge Yard was the key sponsor of the India’s biggest Dredging Conference, held in Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai last week. The annual event focused on analyzing the key trends and developments, highlight recent government initiatives and discuss the best practices and the most promising technologies related to the dredging industry. […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cleantec Infra, an Indian company involved in mechanized cleaning of waterways, has just posted a video about the Mumbai Nallahs Dredging Program, undertaken by an amphibious dredging machine. The amphibious dredger, produced by Aquarius Systems, USA, is a highly unique machine designed for use in open nallahs and narrow canals, capable of floating in water and soft marshy wetlands where […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredge India 2015, an international dredging conference, 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Mumbai established a new record for Indian ports by handling a total of 2.01 million TEUs during the Fiscal Year of 2014-15, representing the period between April 1, 2014 to March 31, 2015. APM Terminals Mumbai is one of three terminals currently operating at Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP), India’s largest container port, accounting […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 12th annual conference on “Ports in India- New Focus Areas and Challenges: Solutions and Strategies” will take place on January 28-29, at The Leela, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to analyse key trends, provide an update on policy developments, discuss key issues, examine implementation strategies and highlight opportunities for the next few years. […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the fifth incident involving naval warships in the last six months, INS Betwa has suffered damage in its critical component after which the Navy is carrying out an investigation. The latest incident detected last week comes six months after INS Sindhurakshak submarine sank in Mumbai harbor following a blast. The SONAR (Sound Navigation and […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Dutch dredging company Van Oord has won the Mumbai Port maintenance dredging contract, reports This deepening program, vital for Indian port’s future, is scheduled to commence next month. So far, Mumbai’s draft restrictions have prevented larger vessels to dock at the port’s berths. According to, the Mumbai Port Authority is currently developing […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Informa Exhibitions India, part of the UK based Informa plc is organizing the 8th Edition of INMEX India 2013, South Asia’s largest and most successful maritime event at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (Goregaon East, Mumbai) from 8th October 2013 to 10th October 2013. This trade event will have over 600 participating companies from 35 Countries […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India named Trends and Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities is scheduled for September 5-6,2013, in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the dredging sector. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust and Dubai-based DP World inked an agreement for development of the new container terminal in Navi Mumbai. Regarding this contract, N.N. Kumar, JNPT Chairman, stated: “JNPT has signed a concession agreement with Nhava Sheva Gateway Terminal, a subsidiary of DP World of Dubai, for the development of standalone container handling facility […]

  • 15 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    An unexploded shell was found in Arabian Sea off Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) coast during the dredging project, reports The discovery was made when a dredging vessel HAM-318 was engaged in dredging operations in the harbour when the unexploded projectile shell was found stuck to its drag head. “The ship informed harbour and […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Over the next decade the 50 countries that border the Indian Ocean, one of the greatest seaborne trade routes of the world for oil, bulk freight and containers, are expected to show some of the world’s highest rates of economic growth. Port development and trade in the region is central to achieving this goal. However, […]

  • 30 October 2012

    Yellow Gate Police said that a three-ft-long bomb, reportedly used in World War II, was found in the sea, 6.48 nautical miles (12 km) from the Gateway of India. The oval-shaped explosive got stuck in the teeth of a dredging machine while clearing sand from the seabed on Thursday night. Due to fear of explosion, […]

  • 9 July 2012

    According to, the Union government-controlled Mumbai port and Jawaharlal Nehru (JN) port are sparring over sharing costs for a channel-deepening project for a common navigational channel, potentially delaying the award of contract to Dutch dredging firm Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. Royal Boskalis had emerged as the lowest bidder for the work on 18 June […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The construction of Offshore Container Terminal in Mumbai Port is going on. Due to delays by the build, operate and transfer (BOT) operator and dredging contractor the project got delayed. As per the License Agreement signed between Mumbai Port Trust and M/s Indira Container Terminal Pvt. Ltd., the berth should have been commissioned long back. […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The Cabinet Committee on Infrastructure today approved the project of deepening and widening of Mumbai Harbour Channel and Jawaharlal Nehru Port Channel (Phase-I) of Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) at an estimated cost of Rs.1571.60 crore with a direct dredging cost of Rs.1398.97 crore (including service tax 10.3%), Rs.42.07 crore towards other related items like […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A two-day International conference on Indian Ports and shipping-2011 was inaugurated in the Metropolis with a clarion call to Government …   (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, December 7, 2011;

  • 28 November 2011

    The government admitted to delays in the development of an Mumbai Port offshore container terminal due to difficulties with several contractors and the port authority. “There is some delay in the construction of an Offshore Container Terminal at the Mumbai Port due to a delay by the Build, Operate and Transfer operator, dredging contractor and […]

  • 17 October 2011

    The Public Investment Board (PIB) is set to approve the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) project for deepening and widening of the Mumbai… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 17, 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    

  • 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;

  • 9 August 2010

    Constructions of major urban infrastructure projects like Metro, monorail, flyovers and bridges and thousands of housing schemes across … (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, August 09 , 2010;