The Technical Department of DCIL functions as a nucleus of engineers to ensure that the
DCI Dredgers/Crafts are optimally maintained for undertaking the dredging operations to fulfill the
contractual obligations of DCIL. The Department liaisons with statutory bodies in order to perform
in accordance with all the applicable National/International rules and regulations. The
Department also guides Masters and CEOs for maximizing the availability and efficiency of all
machineries and equipments on board the dredger. It forms the backbone of the dredging
services that are being provided by DCIL.
The Technical Department also strives to enhance the performance of the DCI
Dredgers/Crafts by following the planned maintenance schedules for all machineries and
equipments, as well as timely completion of scheduled dry dock repairs. The Technical
Department to meet any critical gaps in technological needs, it identifies and arranges to extend
services and material support from original equipment manufacturers. The other important
functions of the Technical Department are arranging supplies of spares, stores and fuels to the
dredgers including routine inspection, defect reporting and defect rectification.
The Technical Department is headed by General Manager (Tech) assisted by Dy.
General Managers, Managers, Dy. Managers, Asst. Managers and administrative staff in day to
day functions of the Department. At every project office technical and material persons are posted
to attend day to day needs of the operating dredgers/crafts who in turn reports to the Project
Manager. The Head Office monitors the daily performance of the dredgers, guides the Masters
and CEOs, to prevent breakdown of machinery to avoid loss of dredging time.