India’s GRSE bags $16.6 million Bangladesh order for Advanced Dredger


GRSE wins Advanced Dredger order from Bangladesh: India’s leading public sector defence shipyard, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers, has secured a $16.6 Million Contract for Advanced Dredger from Bangladesh. The advanced dredgeder to be built by the GRSE will be supplied to the Bangladesh Inland Waterways Transport Authority (BIWTA). The contract, signed on June 2nd in Dhaka, Bangladesh, marks another milestone for GRSE’s commitment to fostering international cooperation and delivering high-quality maritime solutions.

GRSE to Build Advanced Dredger for Bangladesh

Under the agreement, GRSE will design and build a state-of-the-art Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) with a hopper capacity of 1,000 cubic meters. This 58.70-meter long vessel, boasting a speed of 10 knots, will be equipped with Azimuth Thruster propulsion for superior performance and maneuverability. The TSHD’s ability to operate in Sea State 2 and navigate through Sea State 4 ensures its resilience and adaptability in diverse marine environments.

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GRSE's main works area.

GRSE’s main works area.

GRSE: A Reliable Partner in Shipbuilding

This contract further solidifies GRSE’s reputation as a trusted and reliable partner in the international shipbuilding industry. The company is currently fulfilling an order for six patrol boats for the Sustainable Coastal and Marine Fisheries Project in Bangladesh, demonstrating its commitment to the South Asian nation’s maritime development.

GRSE has a proven track record of delivering vessels to various countries, including Mauritius, Seychelles, and Guyana. Additionally, the company is a trusted exporter of prefabricated steel bridges to Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.

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Modernization and Self-Reliance

GRSE’s commitment to continuous improvement through infrastructure modernization and adoption of advanced technologies positions it strategically to meet the global demand for sophisticated maritime vessels. This focus aligns with India’s “Atmanirbhar Bharat” (self-reliant India) initiative, promoting high levels of indigenous content in shipbuilding.

The Bangladesh contract underscores GRSE’s dedication to expanding its footprint in international markets and contributing to the maritime strength and economic development of friendly nations.

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