“Dredging without Boundaries” Set for November

Dredging without Boundaries

The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco.

Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, technology and finance.

While this focus is universal, regardless of the region, the level of importance will vary depending on local conditions and the interests of the various stakeholders in the field of dredging.

In recognition of this, Dredging without Boundaries will bring together researchers and professionals from industry, academia and the governments of Europe and Africa, to promote an exchange of knowledge and experience in the field.

Symposium topics

The symposium will aim to present a varied and comprehensive program covering key topics including: Legislation and regulations; Economic aspects of dredging; Dredging contracts of initial establishment and maintenance; Bathymetric; Oceanographic and hydraulics; Geotechnical influence on the design and costs of dredging programs and delivery; Impact on the environment (effect of dredging on various species present and future land use); Mining and beaches nourishment; Good use of dredged materials (alternative solutions for controlling the operation of a valuable natural source – the sand); Education and training.

A full program of events will also include a technical visit to the Port of Casablanca, and a social program including a conference dinner.

The official languages of the symposium will be French and English.

August 26, 2014

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Aug 2016 >>
MTWTFSS
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31 1 2 3 4

ICSE 2016

ICSE conferences include fundamental mechanisms of erosion and scour, modelling of erosion and scour processes and engineering applications…

read more >

Process Control Technology Showcase

howcase is a unique opportunity to see first hand how processing operations such as dredging, mining, wastewater…

read more >

ISP-IDFC 2016

The combined conference will focus towards enhancing the ports capabilities by doing the integration of our major and minor ports across…

read more >

SMM 2016

SMM Hamburg 2016 is the leading international forum of the maritime industry.SMM offers the unique chance for exhibitors and trade visitors…

read more >

Jobs>

Hydrographic Surveyor

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. (GBA) is posting the following career opportunity in their Houston, TX and Baltimore, MD and Tampa, FL offices....

apply

Design Engineer Standard Cutter Suction Dredgers

As a Design Engineer you will be involved in the concept, basic and detail design of Cutter Suction Dredgers...

apply

Dredge Masters, Engineers and Superintendent\\\\\\\'s Urgently Required!

Flagship Management is working with a number of leading international marine and dredging organizations and require the following candidates for a range of global projects...

apply