DCI Secures Contract From Kolkata Port Trust Worth INR 11190 Million
Dredging Corporation Of India (DCI) Secures INR.11190 million contract for dredging of Kolkata Port on global competitive bidding.
DCI has been carrying out the maintenance dredging works for Kolkata Port (KoPT) Channels for the past thirty years, awarded to DCI on nomination basis by Government of India. As per the new dredging policy of Government of India, KoPT has called for 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 from Jan 2017.
DCI is the successful lowest bidder and the award of work to DCI by KoPT is under finalization. The value of the contract is INR 11190 million for a period of five years from Jan 2017. Seven Indian and foreign parties participated in the pre-bid meeting for the tender and only two parties participated in the tender including DCI. DCI is the only party who has been technically qualified for the tender and price bid of the DCI was opened by the port. In the past DCI used to dredge about 24 Mln Cu.M per year by deploying six dredgers at Jellingham and Auckland Bars.
Under the new contract the quantum of dredging has been reduced to about 8 MIn.Cu.M per year consequent to opening up of Eden channel and DCI will execute the contract by deploying three dredgers. With this DCI which is the only PSU in the dredging field in India is securing all major contracts on open competitive bidding process.
- Issued By:KOLKATA PORT TRUST
- Bagged By:
- Region:Eastern India
- State:West Bengal
- Value:INR 11190 Million
- Published On:2016-11-08