The Company has two units ideally located at Salkia and Nazirganj on the bank of River Hooghly in the city of Howrah (in the State of West Bengal, India), which is well connected with city of Kolkata. Both these units of HDPEL have the required infrastructure and potential for construction of various types of vessels, viz. Tugs, Dredgers, Floating Drydock, Fire Float, Fishing Trawlers, grab Hopper and Surface Dredgers, Light House Tender Vessels, Oil Pollution Control Vessel, Passenger Vessel etc.
The Union Cabinet, Government of India (GoI) accorded in-principal approval for formation of Joint Venture of HDPEL with a Private Sector Player selected through open & competitive bidding process as part of the Rehabilitation cum Restructuring of the HDPEL
In line with the decision of the Government of India, HDPEL now intends to select a suitable Private Sector Player (“Selected Bidder”), having experience and expertise in development/ construction of shallow draft, fuel efficient, high capacity, environment friendly vessels/ ships, through an open & competitive bidding process, who will act as a Joint Venture Partner of HDPEL