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  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     With just a couple of weeks left till our CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Gerard van Raalte, one of the editors of the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. Speaking about the publication, Mr Gerard van Raalte, a […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) webinar, entitled “Adaptive Management for Dredging”, is scheduled for January 19, 2016 from 14:00-15:00 hrs CET. The webinar will be presented on behalf of the CEDA Environment Commission by Gerard van by Gerard van Raalte, Chairman of the CEDA Working Group on Adaptive Management, senior expert at Royal Boskalis Westminster/Hydronamic, […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Prepared by its working group on Adaptive Management (AM), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new paper which aims to further the debate on AM, as an important tool, in managing dredging and reclamation projects in an environmentally friendly manner. Entitled ‘Integrating Adaptive Environmental Management into Dredging Projects’ the paper covers objectives for […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford announced last week that Gerard van Raalte has teamed-up with the company’s Dredging Group, to work on commercial projects and research initiatives as a Visiting Consultant. Gerard has held numerous prestigious international positions in the industry, contributing at the highest level to CEDA, WODA, PIANC and IADC over a period of over 30 […]

  • 22 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It not only helps mitigate potential negative impacts, but also improves and enhances the wider project environment – something that each dredging project should seek to achieve”, emphasized one of the lessons of the CEDA-IADC’s course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” course leader Gerard van Raalte. The Training Course, jointly developed […]

  • 21 May 2012

      The CEDA-IADC training course was presented for the fourth time on 19-20 April 2012 in Delft, the Netherlands to a selected, dedicated audience representing contractors, manufacturers, regulators, government and consultants – basically the cross section of CEDA’s membership. The course was organised for the fourth time by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 19-20 April 2012. Advance educational credits are awarded to participants. According to course leader Gerard van Raalte, “Understanding the ecosystem is essential. It […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Initiated by the CEDA Environment Commission (CEC), a working group was formed in October 2013 to provide an overview on how adaptive management principles could contribute to the environmentally sound execution of dredging projects. The following CEDA/WEDA members volunteered to share their expertise: Chris Adnitt (Royal HaskoningDHV – UK), Marijn Huijsmans (Witteveen+Bos – Netherlands), John […]

  • 27 July 2012

    IADC and CEDA decided to present Environmental Aspects of Dredging course  in Abu Dhabi on December 10-11 – just prior to CEDA Dredging Days on December 12-13 – giving added value to both events and allowing participants to maximise the benefits of travelling only once to this region for two great reasons. Environmental Aspects of Dredging […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Participants of the CEDA Forum 2013 technical visit to the Sand Engine, an innovative approach to coastal protection in the Province of North Holland, the Netherlands were treated with a spectacular view of this new and unique stretch of coast from the top of the NH Atlanta Hotel – a one-off opportunity except for those […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The International Association of Dredging Companies presented its Best Paper Award for a Young Author for the 28th time at the CEDA Dredging Days 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi, to Mr. Arnaud Verschelde for his paper ‘Erosion Behaviour of a Draghead’. Mr. Arnaud Verschelde graduated from the Delft University of Technology ‘Faculty of 3mE’ […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The recent WODA (World Organization of Dredging Associations) workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ and held on March 26th 2015, the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups that drafted the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) […]

  • 7 December 2011

    CEDA (the Central Dredging Association) is the only independent, international, professional association in Africa, Europe, and the Middle-East whose sole interest is dredging and marine construction. It is an internationally acknowledged authoritative reference point for high quality, unbiased information. The CEDA Quality Stamp on a document means that it has been reviewed and endorsed by […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 250 members of the dredging community gathered at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 5-6 November, for this year’s CEDA Dredging Days. Dredging professionals, young, established and expert, assembled to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge and best practice, at a packed event. Anna Csiti, General Manager CEDA and a member of the Program Committee, said: […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 8 October 2013, during a meeting in Amsterdam, two new CEDA groups embarked on their mission to create information papers: one on adaptive management and one on environmental monitoring procedures. The reason for this twin-birth is found in the ‘adaptive’ aspect: adaptive management is heavily dependent on good environmental monitoring, which in itself can […]

  • 20 December 2013

    In their October meeting last year, CEDA’s Environment Commission (CEC) said goodbye to three of its very active members. They are stepping down form the Commission due to their approaching retirements from their day jobs. We have enjoyed working with them very much and therefore would like to pay tribute to their great work for […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis, one of the world’s biggest dredging companies, defended its track record in making the case for a proposed phosphate mining project on the Chatham Rise, and is confident the measures it would take to protect the environment would aid recolonization of the area by marine life. The Rotterdam, Netherlands-based company is the proposed […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The training course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging”, jointly developed by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), will be presented for the first time in Africa in November this year. This course has been initiated by the African Section of CEDA (CEDA-AS) in response to the request of numerous […]

  • 13 September 2011

    The Supervisory Board and Management of N-Sea announce that as of 12 September 2011 Mr Gerard Keser takes office as the new Managing Director of N-Sea. Leen Noordhoek, who has been Managing Director, ad interim, since May of this year, will become a Member of the Supervisory Board. From 2002 to 2011 Mr. Keser held […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s new trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Amalia, has been successfully launched at the LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain. This vessel is the first of two new midsize hopper dredgers being built for the Dutch company. According to Gerard Alkema, Project Manager Plant Design & Construction at Van Oord, the two vessels are […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord have officially confirmed that a consortium consisting of Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) of Abu Dhabi and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has won a major contract from the Suez Canal Authorities for the next phase of the New Suez Canal dredging works. Prime Minister Dr. […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Navingo BV – organizer of Offshore Energy 2011 Exhibition & Conference (11 & 12 October, Amsterdam RAI) – is pleased to announce that André Goedée, CEO of Dockwise, and Michael Kahn, CEO of Jumbo, will join the Committee of Recommendation. This Committee will help secure the international ambitions of Offshore Energy. A growing number of […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Le Havre port officials have introduced plans to make large investments in Chinese ports sector, according to chinadaily.com. Gerard Mercher, general manager of Le Havre Development, stated: “We are looking for opportunities to invest in Chinese ports especially in the second-tier cities, which have great potential.” Chinese ports would also benefit from the investment by […]

  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville said in its latest release that Australian Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, announced today a $75 million funding contribution towards the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade; meaning that the works can now get underway. The $193 million project involves widening of the shipping channels to accommodate larger ships and is the vital first stage […]

  • 13 July 2012

    On 11 July 2012, the seawall around Maasvlakte 2 was completed and with that, an additional 2,000 hectares of The Netherlands is protected from the sea. The compensation measures for the loss of natural habitat on Maasvlakte 2 will be monitored by Deltares, together with IMARES and CSO (a consultancy for environment, space and water). […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]