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  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

      International Marine & Dredging Consultants (IMDC) celebrated its 30th anniversary in May. For just over three decades IMDC has been providing, on a worldwide base, specialised, water-related engineering and consultancy services for public authorities, engineering offices and contractors. Starting as a small engineering consultant with just a handful of enthusiastic engineers, IMDC gradually grew […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has just announced that Piet Haerens will replace Jos Smits as the company CEO. After 35 years of service, of which 21 as CEO, Jos Smits asked the Board of Directors to reduce his involvement and to transfer the responsibility of managing IMDC to a successor. “Piet will be […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A scientific research project was recently completed on “Numerical and Experimental Modelling of Near Field Overflow Dredging Plumes”, the International Marine and Dredging Consultants (IMDC) has announced. IMDC staff member Boudewijn Decrop obtained a PhD for conducting this research in collaboration with universities UGent and KULeuven. During his PhD research, Boudewijn Decrop executed both physical […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Public Relations Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Robert Coleman said that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will kick start once the parliamentary approval is given for the procurement of the requisite equipment needed for the dredging. According to myjoyonline.com, two months ago, the Local Government ministry and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly drew up the […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Sod has been cut for the take off of a major Sanitation and Drainage Project for the Accra Metropolis. The Project will among other things focus on the dredging of the Odaw basin and the Korle Lagoon to improve sanitation challenges facing the capital. The Drainage Project is estimated at about $ 700,000. President John […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian members of Young CEDA recently organised a one day program exclusively for students. During the day students got on board Cutter Suction Dredger d’Artagnan which was dredging the access to the new lock at the end of Deurganckdock. They also visited the dredging simulator at the DEME headquarters. The day was made complete with a number […]

  • 22 May 2012

    CEDA’s newest Working Group (WGES) will have their first meeting in Delft on 3 July 2012. Members are as follows: Chair: Pieter de Boer, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, the Netherlands Members: Jesper Dørge, DHI, Denmark Rene Kolman, IADC, the Netherlands Patrick Meire, University of Antwerp, Belgium Erik Mink, EuDA, Belgium Rob Niewkamer, Ecoshape, the […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The consortium of IMDC, the Dutch companies CDR International and Rebel Group and the Ghanaian company ADK has been awarded the Feasibility Study for Deferred and Performance Based Maintenance Dredging of the Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon in Ghana. The client is the Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Equipment, Technology

    The Seminar on Dredging Technologies, hosted by Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC), will be held from June 13-24, 2016. This two-week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, dredger simulators, maintenance dredging, […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This year, dredging takes the spotlight with a special business innovation panel, at the IAPH World Ports Conference in Antwerp, Belgium, 17-19 March 2020. According to the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), the session ‘Dredging Strategy: Best Practices in Tendering Cost Management and Relationships’ aims to enhance relationships and understanding between dredging contractors and ports, and to […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about sliding slurry, a prevention checklist, sustainability advocate and value creator. “Which slurry transport regime should be used and why? Sape Miedema, Director of […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) has completed removing silt deposited at the Daboase Water Intake Point in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The de-siltation was undertaken to improve inflow of raw water into the Daboase Water Treatment Plant for processing as a result of low inflow of water created by activities […]

  • 7 November 2012

    A comprehensive project to tackle sanitation challenges, as well as Sewer and Storm-Water Drainage Alleviation Project is to be initiated to enhance Accra’s flood protection and waste water treatment. Parliament has approved the loan facilities for the project with the Export–Import Bank (EXIM) of the USA providing $53,299,497, while the Standard Chartered Bank is also […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    HKND Group and the Nicaragua Canal Development Project Commission met recently with Belgian business delegation in Managua where they talked about the Nicaragua Grand Canal project. The Belgian delegation consisted of seven major construction and engineering companies including SBE (one of the top global engineering consultants), DEME, Jan De Nul Group, IMDC (dredging consultant), SECO (technical control […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]

  • 5 July 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Van Oord Nabs Deira Islands Contract Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.   Boskalis to Dredge Portsmouth Harbor Defense Infrastructure […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is hosting its annual Young Management Program this week in Madrid, Spain. The Young Management Program is held for the thirteenth time in cooperation with the The London School of Economics and Political Science – LSE. A group of 30 participants from seven member companies is attending the program ( DEME […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last week IADC’s Ria van Leeuwen visited Mumbai, India, and meet executives from Mumbai Port Trust, DG Shipping, Main Mast Marsec. and B.P. Marine Academy. During the stay, she informed them about the IADC Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation which comes to Asia in November. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be the host of a special 3-Day Dredging and Reclamation Seminar in Mumbai, India. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – 28, 2019 in the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC. According to IADC, the seminar is aimed at decision makers and their advisers in governments, […]

  • 27 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just announced that the 59th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation is now underway in Mumbai, India. The seminar, taking place from November 26 – 28 at the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC, will bring together decision makers and their advisers in governments, port and harbor authorities, offshore […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    IADC, the International Association of Dredging, has just released the 11th Safety Award 2017 nominee: National Marine Dredging Company’s SHIP “Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program”. To promote the “safety first” mentality among all of its employees, management of National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) launched the Supervisor Health and Safety Performance Improvement Program (SHIP) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Diamond Fields International (DFI) is in the process of restarting offshore marine operations on its Namibian concessions in a joint venture with International Mining and Dredging South Africa Limited SPV1 (IMD), a subsidiary of International Mining and Dredging Holdings, Limited (IMDH) and an associate company of Nutam Ltd. of Namibia. Pursuant to an agreement between […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 12 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 6–12, 2019).   Ayia Napa Marina Construction Update VIDEO Ayia Napa Marina has just released the latest construction progress update for this unique development project in Cyprus.   Interview with NMDC’s Yasser Zaghloul: Utilizing the Latest Technologies in Dredging […]