Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Authority awards Rs.2015.88 Crore contract to DCIL

The order has been awarded for the "Maintenance Dredging in the Hooghly Estuary primarily in the shipping channel leading to Haldia Dock to Dredging Corporation of India Limited, (DCIL).

Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Authority awards Rs.2015.88 Crore contract to DCIL

Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port Authority (SMPA)has given a contract of Rs 2015.88 cr for five years for the "Maintenance Dredging in the Hooghly Estuary primarily in the shipping channel leading to Haldia Dock to Dredging Corporation of India Limited, ( DCIL ).

This contract, valued at Rs 2015.88 Crores is for a duration of five years and pertains to the maintenance dredging in the Hooghly Estuary, primarily focusing on the shipping channel leading to Haldia Dock.

The maintenance dredging is crucial for ensuring the navigability of the shipping channel, thereby facilitating smooth and efficient maritime operations in the region. The Hooghly Estuary is a vital waterway for maritime trade, and maintaining its depth is essential for the safe passage of vessels to and from the Haldia Dock.

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DCIL , a leader in the dredging industry, has a proven track record of executing large-scale dredging projects with precision and efficiency. The awarding of this contract to DCIL underscores SMPA's commitment to maintaining high standards of maritime infrastructure and ensuring the seamless flow of trade through the Hooghly Estuary.

Dr Madhaiyaan Angamuthu, IAS, Chairman, VPA/ DCIL and Shri burgesh Dubey, Deputy Chairman , VPA & MD & CEO, A/C, DCIL have expressed their gratitude & said "We are honored to be awarded this prestigious contract by SMPA . Our team is committed to delivering high-quality dredging services that meet the stringent requirements of the project. We look forward to contribute to the continued success of the Hooghly Estuary and the Haldia Dock."

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