Bid & Tender
KoPT Awards Maintenance Dredging Contract to DCI

Date : Nov 11, 2016

Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT) has awarded an Rs 1,119 crore maintenance dredging work contract to Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) for a period of five years.


As per the new contract, the quantum of dredging has been reduced to around eight million cu mtr per year consequent to opening up of Eden channel.


As per the new policy, the KoPT invited global competitive tenders for maintenance dredging in the shipping channel leading to Haldia Dock Complex, in the Hooghly Estuary, for a period of five years commencing from January 2017.


DCI was sucessful lowest bidder for the dredging work project.