VIDEO: Alexander Verbeek at Dredging Today Conference

Our first Dredging Today Conference, moderated by Mr Alexander Verbeek – an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), took place on October 9-10, 2017, in Amsterdam RAI.

During the second day of DTC, we caught up with Mr Verbeek, and asked him about his opinion about climate change.

“I think most people don’t realize yet how serious the impact of climate change is going to be. Dredging community will be of enormous source of help for all those cities and places in the world that will need experience and knowledge to deal with these huge challenge,” commented Mr Verbeek.

At the event, all experts emphasized the importance of adapting to the potential negative effects by developing and implementing coastal protection and adaptation strategies.

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3rd International Congress Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging

Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

The two-day Congress includes the 7th International Forum of Dredging Companies and the 3rd Technical Conference “Modern Solutions for Hydraulic Engineering”.

Infrastructure development is among the real sources of Russia’s economy growth. Construction of port facilities and new hydraulic engineering structures on the country’s inland waterways constitute an essential part of all infrastructure projects. It is important to take into account the best international practices to implement these projects effectively.

The program of the Congress will be devoted to the latest technologies for dredging and hydraulic engineering works. Speakers and delegates will refer to real projects to discuss specifics features of dredging works, as well as dedicated fleet and equipment involved.

To learn more about event, please, contact the organizing committee: snitko@portnews.ru

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