IADC dredging and reclamation seminar in Abu Dhabi

International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will this fall organize its 5-day Dredging and Reclamation Seminar in Abu Dhabi (UAE) from 18-22 November 2024.

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Since 1993, IADC has provided a five-day-long seminar especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries.

In addition to basic dredging methods, new equipment and state-of-the-art techniques are explained through the seminar’s program.

Spanning five days, the program addresses the following specified topics during lectures and workshops:

  • overview of the dredging market and the development of new ports and maintenance of existing ports;
  • project phasing (identification, investigation, feasibility studies, design, construction, and maintenance);
  • descriptions of types of dredging equipment and boundary conditions for their use;
  • state-of-the-art dredging and reclamation techniques including environmental measures;
  • site and soil investigations, designing and estimating from the contractor’s view;
  • costing of projects and types of contracts such as charter, unit rates, lump sum and risk-sharing agreements;
  • design and measurement of dredging and reclamation works;
  • early contractor involvement.

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