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  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      International regulations that are followed by all shipping nations have long been seen as the best way to improve sea-going safety. Still it was only with the establishment of the United Nations after World War II that these suggestions were made concrete. In 1948 an international conference in Switzerland adopted a Convention that established […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO–IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) yesterday opened the Second International Maintenance Congress with the participation of 26 international and six local experts to promote reliability and sustainability in business practices, based on a maintenance culture. “Maintenance has been fundamental for the Canal to operate as it does today, after more than 100 years in operation,” […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Seminar Ports and the Environment is scheduled for 26th November, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Industry experts and market leaders across the port and environmental sector will come together to discuss and debate the latest hot topics and issues with attendees including planning and development officers, consulting engineers, operation managers, government and local […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. Dredging has always been an invisible industry: the work is done underwater, low-keyed, pragmatic and highly technical. Deeper […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Workshop at Oceanology International 2014, named Fluid Mud in Ports and Navigation – Management Today and in the Future, is scheduled for 11 March 2014, in London, UK. HR Wallingford, with support from IMarEST, PIANC and CEDA, will be hosting this event at Oceanology International 2014 where expert speakers will be presenting on a […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ICHCA International Ltd, the NGO association dedicated to improving safety, security, sustainability and productivity across the global cargo handling chain, has announced that international container terminal operator APM Terminals has become a premium member. Headquartered in The Hague, Netherlands, APM Terminals’ global network includes current operations at 64 ports and terminal facilities in 40 countries, […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian-based Deep Sea Mining Campaign has congratulated the Namibian Government’s on its decision to place a moratorium on seabed mining. “The Deep Sea Mining campaign applauds the Namibian government’s decision to impose a moratorium for 18 months on marine phosphate mining” said Natalie Lowrey, communications coordinator for the Deep Sea mining campaign. “Environmentalists and […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Capt. L. A. I. Chance pier in Fort Bay began yesterday as the equipment to carry out the project arrived on the island. Contractor Devcon International is executing the work. When the project is complete the area inside harbor will have increased depth of 15 feet from its current depth of 11 feet. […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging operations are risky. They are large, sprawling with hidden dangers amongst heavy machinery. The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) members are committed to safeguarding their employees and to continuous improvement in guaranteeing a safe and healthy work environment. To encourage this, in 2007 the IADC Board instituted a Safety Award to recognize a […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, 6 August,2015, the Dredging International (75%) and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (25%) consortium will participate in the opening festivities of the modernized Suez Canal in Egypt. Thanks to the widening and deepening of the canal, the waiting time on the navigation route has been halved. It is the fourth time since […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    At this year’s IADC UNESCO-IHE Dredging Seminar, held from 21 – 25 June, seventeen young professionals from Colombia, Ethiopia, Ghana, Hong… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 30, 2010

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam will host the 20 meters under water! international symposium on the 5th and 6th of March 2015. The Symposium will present the results of recent interdisciplinary research (geological, archaeological, palaeobotanical, archaeozoological and paleontological) carried out in relation to the construction of the Maasvlakte 2 port extension into the North Sea near […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila has been contracted to supply a comprehensive package of engines and propulsion machinery for a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) vessel. When delivered, the ‘Spartacus’, which is being built on behalf of Belgium based Dredging International (DEME), will be the world’s most powerful CSD and the first ever to be fueled by liquefied natural […]

  • 24 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded a contract for dredging, transport over a distance of 120 km. and reclamation works to prepare the Imeretinskaya Lowland area at Sochi for construction of the Olympic village for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. The contract has a value of € 105 million. […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    For 18 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation for (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations. Almost 1000 young professionals have benefitted from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging […]

  • 21 October 2010

    A international design firm has been hired to study coral in Apra Harbor, bringing the island one step closer to a massive dredging project… By Brett Kelman (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, October 21, 2010;

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) inaugurated the First International Maintenance Congress, highlighting a culture of profitability, maintenance and sustainability for businesses. Experts from United States, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Uruguay and Panama will participate. The congress will be held in the Ascanio Arosemena Training Center until January 18, 2013. Professionals in the fields […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On March 31, CHEC won the bid for Oman International Container Terminal “C” Project, with a contract amount of over USD 30 million and a construction period of 15 months. The main work content of this project is to build quay wall of about 1000m-long and 29-ha stackyard of port facilities, including clearance of site, […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, have reached an advanced stage. Gert-Jan Nieuwenhuizen, Managing Director of Port of Amsterdam International BV, has just confirmed his participation to this groundbreaking event, being organized under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The Port […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd (DIAP, DEME’s subsidiary for the South East Asia region) in a joint venture with Starhigh Asia Pacific Pte Ltd has been awarded a Design and Build contract for 148ha of land reclamation as an extension to Jurong Island for the account of Singapore Government’s largest industrial landlord JTC (Jurong […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Finance International Brazil 2013 conference is scheduled for 12 & 13 November 2013, in Bolsa do Rio Convention Centre, Rio de Janeiro. Bringing together leading players in the Brazilian ports sector to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this developing ports sector, Port Finance International Brazil will provide all those who attend with […]

  • 29 November 2013

    On 2 December 2013 HR Wallingford’s Jonathan Simm will be helping to launch the first International Levee Handbook at a joint Institution of Civil Engineers and CIRIA event in London, UK. The role of levees in flood defences has received increased attention in recent years, mainly due to events such as hurricanes Katrina and Rita […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Red River Board (IRRB) will be hosting a public open house meeting at the Ramada Plaza Suites in Fargo, North Dakota on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Unlike past public sessions, this year’s Public Input Session will take place as part of the Red River Basin Commission’s Annual […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Oceanology International 2014 exhibition, Stema-Systems will introduce the new DensiTune Portable system for rapid fluid mud assessment. This DensiTune P system weighs in total 15 kg and is suited for hand carried transport. This piece of equipment can be deployed on any vessel for sediment density measurements. The retrieved density information allows organizations […]

  • 27 July 2012

    For some 20 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation in venues from Singapore to the Netherlands to South America. Over a 1,000 professionals from all parts of the world have benefited from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging projects. […]