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Gujarat Maritime Board

Shri HK Rajpal, supt. eng. (mech.) dredging

Essential Information

Sector 10-A, Opp. Air Force Station
Gandhinagar - 382 010. Gujarat
917-923-2383 51

Additional Information

Description: Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) is a statutory organization, an autonomous body, which came into existence on April, 5th 1982 to administer, manage, control and operate about 41 minor and intermediate ports along the 1600-kilometer coastline of the state of Gujarat, India. GMB is in command of one-third of the total coastline of India. GMB’s role is to utilize the maximum potential of this coastline, to develop ports and port-related infrastructure, to plan for port-connected infrastructure facilities such as rail and road links, to enhance Gujarat’s share of international trade, and to facilitate port-based industries. The Superintending Engineer (Mech), Dredging Circle office based in Gandhinagar city of Gujarat, caters to dredging needs of all the ports of GMB to maintain the channels, the depth alongside jetties and wharves, the inner harbor and basin, and to widen or deepen the channels and wharves as required by the shipping traders and fishing communities.

Dredges: MO Oesang, CH, 500 mm, 300 m3/hr, 924 hp, 1973, Garden Reach Shipbuilders Ltd, Kolkata, India; SO Ukai, CH, 400 mm, 312 m3/hr, 900 hp, 1967, IHC Holland, Netherlands; RCSO Sudershan, CH, 400 mm, 312 m3/hr, 725 hp, 1983, DMI, USA; MO Kopili, CH, 300 mm, 300 m3/hr, 924 hp, 1973, Garden Reach Shipbuilders Ltd, Kolkata, India; Crawl Cat-300, CH, 300 mm, 190 m3/hr, 470 hp, 1970, Tebma Shipyard Chennai (India); CSO Krishnamani, CH, 28.5 mm, 300 m3/hr, 1130 hp, 2005, IHC Holland, Netherlands: Startek Marine (Chennai) Pvt Ltd.; CSO Ratnamani, CH, 28.5 mm, 300 m3/hr, 1130 hp, 2005, IHC Holland, Netherlands: Startek Marine (Chennai) Pvt Ltd.; UB Pavitra (Toyo pump), PS, 200 mm, 72 m3/hr, 54 hp, 2000, Vipul Shipyard, Magdalia, India, BP- 100B; WB Parth (Toyo pump), PS, 200 mm, 72 m3/hr, 54 hp, 2000, Vipul Shipyard, Magdalia, India, BP-100B; UB Pavankumar, BH, 1 m360 m3/hr, 100 hp, 2000, Vipul Shipyard, Magdalia, India; GO Shivangi, BH, 1 m360 m3/hr, 100 hp, 2003, Vipul Shipyard, Magdalia, India; GO Bhavnagar-I, CL, 1.5 m390 m3/hr, 60 hp, 1954, IHC Holland, Netherlands; GO Bhavnagar-II, CL, 1.5 m390 m3/hr, 60 hp, 1954, IHC Holland, Netherlands

Other Equipment: 4 launches; 1 tug; 7 self propelled barges; 1 oil and fresh water barge

Website: http://www.gmbports.org/