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  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UN Science-Policy-Business Forum on the Environment will convene its second global session in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 8-10, 2019 in the lead up to the Fourth Session of the UN Environment Assembly. The forum’s work is aligned with the theme of the assembly: Innovative solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable consumption and production. Recommendations from the forum […]

  • 21 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Taking place from 24 – 25 October in Batam, Indonesia, together with PIANC Indonesia Royal HaskoningDHV will be organizing a 3-day training Port Masterplanning event. Focusing on cost-effective design and maintenance of environmentally friendly access channels during each individual Expo the event offers following program: Day 1: Port Masterplanning in Broader Context (trainer Prof. Ir. […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne, Transport and Infrastructure, and the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) will co-host the 34th PIANC World Congress from May 7 to 12, 2018 in Panama City, Panama. The congress will present and discuss the most relevant topics to the waterborne transport infrastructure sector. The advantage of this gathering is the […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has presented the IADC Young Author Award at the PIANC-COPEDEC IX conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Lucas Silveira, manager of Coastal & Ports Engineering of CB&I, received the prestigious award. He was awarded the prize of €1,000, a certificate of recognition and a small sculpture for his […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) and the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to formalize their long-standing working relationship. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, Geoffroy Caude president of PIANC and Louis Van Schel, secretary general of PIANC signed the MoU on 15 October, 2016. […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Young Author Award will be presented at the Ninth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (IX PIANC – COPEDEC 2016) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, this October. René Kolman, secretary general of IADC, will present the award to the winner on the last day […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports, Hull will be host to a PIANC UK visit to the Greenport Hull Development Project.  The tour – set for Monday, September 26th 2016 – is starting at 2pm at ABP/Siemens’ Site Office, Alexandra Dock, Hull. Delegates will have the opportunity to visit the site and hear a presentation about the project from ABP’s […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) in conjunction with DHI Water and Environment (M) Sdn Bhd and KASI Malaysia Sdn Bhd recently organized a PIANC Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the event was to bring together the Malaysian navigation infrastructure community to discuss the state of navigation and navigation infrastructure projects in […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Neil Lawson, in his capacity as Chairman of PIANC, hosted a member-only PIANC networking event on Thursday, 10 September, at Cardno’s Sydney office. PIANC is the global non-political and non-profit organisation providing guidance for sustainable waterborne transport infrastructure for ports and waterways. PIANC members heard guest speaker, Dr. Todd Bridges, Senior Research Scientist for Environmental […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    PIANC USA and the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) have announced that the Dredging 2015 Conference, named Moving and Managing Sediments, will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. The Dredging 2015 conference is a four-day technical specialty conference which […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a 2-day colloquium on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of Hydrology, PIANC will organize a Seminar on Ecosystem Goods and Services with the theme: “Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects”. The Colloquium and the PIANC-Seminar will be held in early May in the main […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, has released EnviCom Guidance Document 124 titled “Dredging and Port Construction: Interactions with Features of Archaeological or Heritage Interest”. This guidance document is intended to promote the development of good practice for dredging and port construction in relation to underwater cultural heritage, comprising the physical remains of past […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    This year’s IADC Young Authors Award more than fulfilled its goal to recognise young people working in the fields of dredging and maritime research. At the 33rd PIANC World Congress held in San Francisco, California, June 1-5, 2014, the International Association of Dredging Companies bestowed its award on the paper, “Reducing Shoaling in the Gulf […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, the global engineering, project management, and construction company, said today that five of the company’s leading authorities on port infrastructure will share their views and research findings at the 33rd PIANC World Congress. The event, which takes place June 1-5 in San Francisco, will bring together more than 600 navigation, waterway, and port experts […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Technical Committee for the 2014 PIANC World Congress is preparing a conference which will be held June 1-5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. This event, named Navigating the New Millennium, will cover such themes as: – Global Navigation Issues of the 21st Century; – Ports and Maritime Navigation; – Inland Waterway Systems; – Environmental […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced their participation at the 33rd PIANC World Congress 2014, which will be held in San Francisco, California. PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, is the forum that brings together professionals around the world to provide expert advice on cost effective, reliable and sustainable infrastructures to facilitate the growth of […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, has introduced its publication named “Design Principles for Small and Medium Marine Container Terminals”. This report concentrates specifically on small and medium size container terminals and attempts to introduce current best practices and recommendations for ports and terminal operators setting up and developing new modern container handling […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies’s Secretary General René Kolman will give a presentation on how Early Contractor Involvement improves complex projects at the PIANC (World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure) Congress. The 2014 PIANC World Congress will be held June 1-5, 2014, in San Francisco, California. The preparatory work for large infrastructure projects often consumes […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Dover welcomed PIANC UK Young Professionals Seminar delegates visiting the Eastern Docks on Friday. The event which was organised and chaired by the Port of Dover included a presentation from Atkins, who also part sponsored the visit. The day gave the opportunity for young professionals to engage in a technical exchange regarding […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The existing legal framework relating to the management of dredged sediments is complex. Placement at sea is regulated by the London Convention and its Protocol and by various regional sea conventions such as the OSPAR Convention. On European level both the EC Waste Framework Directive and the Water Framework Directive apply. Dredged sediments are “more […]

  • 28 March 2012

    PIANC UK has issued a Call for Papers for its 2012 Annual Conference. This Conference will take place 19 October 2012, at The Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street London, SW1P 3AA. The theme of the Annual Conference of the UK Section of PIANC will be Learning from Experiences, and will look at […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Tom Foster and Matthew Jury of DHI Singapore have been appointed to a new PIANC international working group, to develop guidelines for Dredging and Port and Waterway Construction around coastal plant habitats. Tom Foster is the co-chair of the working group, with Deborah Shafer from the US Army Core of Engineers as the main chair. […]

  • 20 February 2012

    The capacity at Indian ports is likely to increase to 3200 million tonnes by 2020 from the present level of 1170 Million Tonnes. The Indian Ports are aiming at a surplus capacity of above 25% in order to provide berthing facilities on arrival of the ships. The proposed investment during the next ten years is […]

  • 4 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author was presented to Suze Ann Bakker. Ms. Bakker received her M.SC. cum laude from Delft University… [mappress] Source: IADC, June 4, 2010

  • 14 May 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta addressed hundreds of participants at this year’s International… [mappress] Source: marinelink, May 14, 2010;

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Local Organizing Committee, the National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC Australia and Engineering New Zealand has announced that the Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019 Conference will take place on September 10-13, 2019 at the Grand Chancellor Hotel, Hobart, TAS. The conference theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Most maritime infrastructure projects are required to undergo vigorous environmental and cultural or social impact assessments before they are given permission to proceed. These evaluations look out for evidence demonstrating avoidance, minimization or mitigation of impacts in the preparation, actual construction and post-construction phases. Juan C. Savioli, Head of the Coastal and Estuarine Department DHI […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure (PIANC) has published the “Design Guidelines for Inland Waterways Dimensions” which objective is to develop a standard methodology to design of existing and future infrastructures. These guidelines have the aim to increase inland waterways capacity and to permit the use of autonomous vessels, in the future. The new […]