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Dredging Corporation of India Limited Organizes Curtain Raiser Event for Maritime India Summit 2021


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Dredging Corporation of India is one among the top 10 dredging companies in the World that own, operate and maintain dredgers to maintain Major, Non-major, Minor, Naval Ports and Harbours. DCI with 45 years of experience with 650 highly skilled professionals is striving to contribute positively to the development of port sector to maintain navigational channel of various ports. DCI’s foundation is a win-win model to complete all the assignments to utmost client satisfaction, ensuring its works are performed with highest professional integrity adhering to international safety standards, efficiently adopting cost effective operations with its versatile and modern fleet of dredgers supported with auxiliary equipment.

DCI with its capacity shall be able to dredge and address the requirement of all ports, and naval harbour. To equip and augment capacity of DCI, DCI shall  construct  Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) under “Make in India” concept and “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” and this shall be the first time our country shall construct Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger in our Indian Ship Building Yard with international standards. DCI shall sign the historical MoU to construct first ever Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger in Indian Shipyard for the first time in Republic India, signing ceremony shall be witnessed by Shri. Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Dr.Sanjeev Ranjan, Secretary, Shri. Sanjay Bandopadhyaya, Additional Secretary of Ministry of Ports, Shipping, Shri. Martin Van Der Berg, Ambassador of Netherlands to India, this is a very significant move under the “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” to echo “Vocal for Local” and for self reliant India. DCI could achieve this under the dynamic leadership of honourable Prime Minister and the leadership of Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways. Under the able leadership of hon’ble Prime Minister, this is second time Indian Maritime Summit 2021 will be conducted during March 2nd to 4th .In this summit there will be many stakeholders from Ports, Ship builders, Ship repairs complex, Research Organisation, Maritime State and other dignitaries. This summit will emphasize on Make in India and Atma Nirbhar Bharat and to achieve Self-Reliance.

DCI has signed 18 Memoranda of Understanding of 14,000 Crore Indian Rupees with Ports, Ship Builders, Ship Repair Complex, Research Organisation and Maritime States under “Make in India” and “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” to achieve Self-Reliance to develop and to maintain our long coastline. The curtain raiser and pre exhibition hall was opened on 24 Feb 2021 by Prof. Dr. GYV Victor, MD & CEO – Designate. Other senior officials of the Company were present. The exhibition shall remain open for the public till the 5 March 2021.

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