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Dredging Corporation of India Celebrates 46th Formation Day


Port Wings News Network:

Dredging Corporation of India Limited celebrated 46th Foundation Day at its Head Office Visakhapatnam on 29 March 2022.

The premier Dredging Company of the Nation was incorporated on this day 46 years back and since then it has been consistently catering to the dredging requirements of the major and minor ports across the country and abroad.

The celebrations were led by the MD and CEO, Prof Dr. G.Y.V Victor, Directors, Shri S Balachandran, Shri B Poiyaamozhi, Capt Anoop Kumar Sharma, Cmde Kartik Subramaniyam, senior officials, employees and their families.

Speaking on the occasion Prof Dr G.Y.V Victor outlined the journey of DCI through the years and recollected the invaluable contributions made by its past Chairman and all other employees in this stupendous journey spanning four decades. Prof Victor emphasised that this is a moment that allows us to consider what our aspirations have been over the years; reflect on 46 years of growth, grit and greatness; celebrate all that we have achieved together; and aspire yet again as success is never final.

Prof Victor emphasised on the fact that how important was the recent historic execution of Ship Building agreement for construction  of 12,000 Cubic Meter Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger for our country & Dredging Corporation of India as this will enormously help DCI to augment the Dredging requiments of Major Ports in India. Prof Victor further said the construction of this New Dredger will be the first of its kind in the world the Beagle R 12 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger to be built at Cochin Shipyard Limited under “Make in India” Initiative.

He reposed his complete faith in the rich talent and high ethical standards of Team-DCI both on shore and offshore and expressed his confidence that DCIL will restore its self-reliance and glory sooner than later. The celebrations was marked by colourful programs organised by little children of the employees of DCIL.

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