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  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ made its debut in Mexico City last week, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in their latest announcement.  The 11th Ordinary Meeting of the Inter-American Committee on Ports (CIP) of the Organization of American States (OAS), held August 1-3, recognized the need for a sustainability strategy in ports, which includes […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA recently organized two events for students in the Netherlands to present them more info about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The first event took place on 30 May at Twente University, Enschede and the next one shortly after at the Delft University of Technology, in Delft. Both programs consisted of […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC conference ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’, organized in cooperation with Dredging Today, is set to take place on 19-20 November 2018 in Amsterdam. The conference is based on the forthcoming guidebook with the same title. “The two-day program comprises of six highly interactive technical sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners. A networking area with […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins’ amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup last week. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month. Due […]

  • 7 February 2014

    Wasser und Schifffahrtsamt Emden has announced a tender for the Emden Port dredging contract. The main goal of this deepening program is to retain the water depths in the fairways of the Lower Ems and Leda. To achieve this, the contractor will need to undertake maintenance dredging works by using the cargo space dredgers. The […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference celebrates the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (19 and 20 November), taking place in the heart of Amsterdam at the Beurs van Berlag, will gather professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of a dredging project. All participants will receive a copy […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Without dikes and coastal dunes around two thirds of the Netherlands would be flooded by the sea or its rivers. In 1995, high water levels in the river Rhine became so critical that more than 250,000 people were forced to leave their homes. As a result, the ‘Room for the River‘ Program was established, between […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, made the following statement regarding a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the project delivery and communication shortfalls of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects. “Unfortunately, this report confirmed what we already know – […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II announced yesterday that funding has been provided by the U.S. Army Corps’ Fiscal Year 2017 work plan to complete the Blue River Basin/Dodson Levee and the Turkey Creek Basin projects in the Kansas City area. “This was a long standing effort and I’m pleased to help with funding to see these […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to allocate funds for a Limited Reevaluation Review to continue the Acadiana Gulf of Mexico Access Channel (AGMAC) project connecting Acadiana ports to the Gulf of Mexico. Congress provided design authorization for the AGMAC project in the 2007 Water Resources & Development Act […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed continued his efforts to ensure protections for homeowners and small businesses by supporting new legislation which begins to examine ways to reduce flooding through the region. “We care about protecting our small business owners and homeowners from the burden of rebuilding after a natural disaster. After some of the devastating flooding we […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mobile District has announced the availability of the Draft Mobile Harbor, Mobile, Alabama Integrated General Reevaluation Report with Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft GRR/SEIS). This document is being circulated to federal, state and local agencies and interested public for a 45-day comment period, said USACE in its latest release. […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins has announced that the approval of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act, which authorizes the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), will provide $300 million in funding for Great Lakes projects. “Cleanup of the Great Lakes is providing long-term environmental benefits and immediate economic returns,” said Congressman Higgins. “Continued funding for the Great […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline yesterday joined Governor Gina M. Raimondo in announcing $1.6 million in federal funding to upgrade key infrastructure at the Port of Galilee in Narragansett, RI. The main goal of this development plan is to help protect jobs and promote investment at […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development completed its mark up of the fiscal 2014 appropriation bill for the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which includes a record $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining America’s federal navigation channels and related infrastructure. […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), issued the following statement after hearing of key details included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRRDA) final conference report: “This legislation will directly impact much of South Louisiana’s communities located in flood zones along the coast by providing protection against hurricanes and flooding. The legislation also […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The CEDA-IADC training course ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS OF DREDGING will be held for the second time in Abu Dhabi, on 10th and 11th December 2012. This two-day course provides an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. The training course is […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component. Presented insights result from a wealth of up-to-date knowledge pooled by a team of scientists and practicing industry experts which was moderated by an Editorial Board comprised of CEDA and IADC […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that following their push, the Senate Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) includes a new authorization for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study. The senators said that following the damaging flooding that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last summer, causing millions of dollars in damages, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Representative Eliot Engel yesterday announced that they were successful in securing an authorization for the Mamaroneck-Sheldrake River project in the Water Resource Development Act (WRDA). The project, once complete, will include the construction of retaining walls and a diversion culvert, and will enable the deepening […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Matthew Kinmond, Marine Licensing Manager for aggregate dredging at the MMO, provides an insight into marine licensing and encouraging students to consider a career in marine development and dredging. “At the beginning of October I was one of a number of speakers at a Young Central Dredging Association (CEDA) seminar in Portsmouth. The CEDA provides […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) on April 4 at its annual Washington, D.C. “Spring Conference” presented the 2017 “Port Person of the Year” award to the U.S. Congressman Steve Scalise for his strong advocacy of the maritime industry since coming to Congress in 2008. According to Brandy Christian, president and CEO of the Port […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded Sens. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and David Vitter (R-LA), chairman and ranking member, respectively, of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, for their leadership in advancing S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (WRDA), through the Senate. The legislation was passed by a vote […]

  • 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 […]