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  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) launched the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme yesterday, after overcoming some technical issues. The sand nourishment project was set to begin last week, but the work could not start as per schedule due to technical snag. The problem with regard to pipeline connectivity was the cause of the delay, informs The Hindu. […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) has started the pipeline laying operations for the Visakhapatnam beach nourishment scheme, The Hindu reports.  The coastal protection project, undertaken by Dredging Corporation of India and set to last one month, will include placement of a significant amount of new sand onto the eroded beaches in Visakhapatnam. On the recommendation of Deltares, a Netherlands-based independent […]

  • 5 September 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 Director General Naval Project (DGNP) maintenance dredging work in Visakhapatnam. DGNP was established at the Naval Base Vizag for setting up a composite complex consisting of Naval Dockyard, Training School Complex and […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Vishakhapatnam Port is poised for major expansion, with the Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurating several projects during his visit to the port last Friday. The Minister inaugurated a container freight capacity developed project as well as the commissioning of 6.25MW out of 10MW solar power plant. In addition, the Minister laid […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) has required Deltares to carry out a technical review of the study “Beach Erosion Studies and Engineering Mitigation Measures for Visakhapatnam” compiled by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT). The study mainly focuses on the assessment of the erosion problems in the stretch of coast north of Visakhapatnam […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for dredging of the northern arm of Visakhapatnam Port has been awarded to the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). According to The Times of India, this represents the last of three projects that Visakhapatnam Port Trust (VPT) is conducting to increase the navigable depths at the major port. The depth of the northern […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Dredging at the Visakhapatnam outer harbour has been completed in record time despite the immense complexity and volume of work, reports The Times of India. As a result of year-round harbour dredging, the harbour’s depth has been increased to 20 metres, and is now one of the deepest harbours in India. “VGCB will assist Vizag […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Essar Ports Ltd, part of the $39 billion Essar, announced that Essar Vizag Terminals Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has entered into a concession agreement with Visakhapatnam Port Trust for development and operations of three iron ore berths at Visakhapatnam Port on BOT basis over a period of 30 years. These three berths […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government of India has accorded approval for implementation of the project “Upgradation of the existing facility at outer harbour and creation of new facility at inner harbor for handling iron ore” at Visakhapatnam Port. In a statement laid down in the table of the Rajya Sabha today, Shri G.K. Vasan, the Union Minister for Shipping, […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the project related to extension of the existing container terminal at Visakhapatnam Port on Design, Build, Finance, Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis for a period of 30 years at an estimated cost of Rs. 633.11 crore, subject to necessary clearances, such as, security and environmental and forest […]

  • 13 February 2012

    National Shipping Board (NSB) Member Sandeep Chandra on Saturday said Visakhapatnam Port had a bright future with massive plans for… (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, February 13, 2012

  • 23 November 2011

    West Quay Multiport Private Ltd, a Mumbai-based port infrastructure company, began work on West Quay-6 berth in the inner harbour of …   (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, November 23, 2011;

  • 21 September 2011

    ASSOCHAM and EPCES Regional Governing Council, Visakhapatnam Special Economic Zone (VSEZ)… [mappress] Source: eximin, September 21, 2011

  • 29 June 2010

    Infotech Enterprises Limited, a Hyderabad-based engineering and geographic information services provider, on Monday commenced operations… [mappress] Source: sify, June 29, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has won the annual maintenance dredging contracts from Paradip Port Trust and Cochin Port Trust, The Hindu Business Line reports.  These are the first contracts since the central public sector undertaking was acquired by a consortium of four major port trusts – Visakhapatnam Port Trust, Paradip Port Trust, Jawaharlal Nehru […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The agitation by the employees of the public sector Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) against the proposed strategic sale of equity has entered its 37th day, local media reports.  “A decision for going on an indefinite camp will be taken shortly after consulting all the unions,” a spokesperson for ‘Save DCI JAC’ said. Ignoring the protests from the employees and political parties, the […]

  • 10 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 4-10, 2017).   Dutra Completes Port Canaveral Dredging Program Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Actor and Jana Sena Party (JSP) founder, Mr. Pawan Kalyan, extended his support to the employees of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) in Visakhapatnam yesterday, local media reports. The JSP chief joined the employees in their fight to stop privatization of Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Pawan has also written a letter of appeal to the Prime […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    HR Wallingford has been awarded a contract to work in partnership with M/S Dredging Solutions to support the expansion of the dredging activities of the Indian Government-owned Dredging Corporation of India (DCI). Working as Technical and Project Consultants, HR Wallingford will share its expertise in project design, as well as its knowledge and experience in […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal India Development Council (CIDC), in association with IIT Delhi, DCIL Visakhapatnam and under the guidance and co-partnership of Ministry of Shipping (GOI), will host the International Conference on Ports & Dredging during February 2017 in New Delhi, India. The combined conference will focus towards enhancing the ports capabilities by doing the integration of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vedanta Limited has received the ‘Letter of Award’ for redevelopment of berth No. 8, 9 and barge berths at Port of Mormugao in Goa, India. The project will be handled by Sterlite Ports Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vedanta Limited. This contract has been awarded through a competitive bidding process on DBFOT Basis (Design, Build, Finance, […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI), established in 1976 to provide integrated dredging services to the Major Ports of the country, has reported an impressive 21% growth in the operations for the year 2013-14. This year has been a momentous year in the history of the company with two of the three trailer suction hopper […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Adani Ports & SEZ Ltd, India’s largest port developer and part of Adani Group, announced the financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended March 31, 2014. Consolidated total income for the year FY14 increased by 43% to Rs 5,508 crore compared to Rs 3,841 crore in the last year. The consolidated EBIDTA increased […]

  • 16 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord Nabs EUR 500 M Land Reclamation Contract (Kuwait) Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million.   IHC Merwede Launches Dredger ‘AL BAHAR’ C/D HUTA 12 (VIDEO) IHC Merwede has successfully […]