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  • 16 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works and the Senate’s Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee for their success in advancing S.2848, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016.  The Senate passed its version of the legislation yesterday by a vote of 95 to 3. “AAPA commends EPW […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will be attending a public meeting about the proposed dredging project of the Lake Worth Inlet. This meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 13, 2014, at Palm Beach Government Center, Commission Chambers 301 N Olive Ave., West Palm Beach. Business leaders and elected officials will attend the […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    In a written testimony, submitted recently to the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Water Resource and Environment hearing on the “Cost of Doing Nothing,” the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) called on Congress to invest in critical landside and waterside connections to seaports, fully utilize HMT revenues and implement a long-term funding solution for port maintenance. “Landside and […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently published the newest edition of its Terra et Aqua magazine. For the 150th issue, Terra et Aqua proved once again that it is on board with the industry’s proactivity by revealing a newly redesigned publication. This issue dives into the guiding principles of dredging for sustainability as presented in […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan have issued the following statements after the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was signed into law. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of mitigation efforts at Hampton-Seabrook and Portsmouth Harbors. “I’m very pleased to see […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released a white paper on ‘Developing the largest size pump in dredging industry‘. As the demand for larger dredgers rises, there is a growing need for developing bigger dredge pumps that can reach up to 1,800 mm diameter. The ‘Developing the largest size pump in dredging industry‘ paper was brought by Basel […]

  • 26 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new Information Paper, the ‘Environmental Monitoring Procedures’ describing why and how environmental monitoring is undertaken. The paper covers the different types of monitoring in relation to the different stages of a dredging project, and includes a series of case studies which illustrate monitoring methods and uses. The case […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate passed, by a vote of 83-14, legislation authorizing funding for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which includes port dredging and improvements, modernization of locks and dams in inland waterways and flood control protections such as levees and dams. Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO of the American Iron and Steel Institute […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman has announced that bipartisan language he co-authored was included in The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) report released yesterday. These reforms aim to end Flint-like water crises, prevent inappropriate disposal of dredged materials from the Cleveland Harbor and renew the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “We must protect Lake Erie and ensure […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida port directors and transportation leaders will be visiting Washington D.C. on September 18 and 19, 2013, to meet with congressional members on top seaport issues, specifically discussing the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its importance to Florida seaports. For the Washington Fly-In, the Florida Ports Council will be joined by Florida Department of […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies – the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry – will present the IADC Young Author Award at the CEDA Dredging Days, 8 November 2019, Rotterdam Ahoy, the Netherlands. To stimulate the promotion of new ideas and encourage the young men or women in the dredging industry […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International  Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be presenting the IADC Young Author Award 2017 at the CEDA Dredging Days, which will take place on 9-10 November, 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The IADC Young Author Award is aimed at stimulating the promotion of new ideas and to encourage young people working in […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) introduced a series of amendments intended to ensure the safety of Mississippians from flooding or storm surge threats that might result from a new flood control proposal for Louisiana. To various degrees, the three Cochran amendments to the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S.601 or WRDA) would force the […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been following the Dutch Government’s advisory measures with regard to limiting the spread of the virus. IADC had plans to host two events in June in The Netherlands. Both of these events are postponed. The events schedule for this year […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with Piedroba: Offering More Business-Driven Solutions Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018.   Royal IHC’s Erik van der Blom on Sustainable Dredging Approach […]

  • 21 December 2010

    To be presented in the Delft for the forth time, this international training course is organised by the Postgraduate Academic Programme (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology in co-operation with CEDA and IADC. The Course is aimed at consultants in dredging related industries, and professionals from different governmental bodies such as municipalities, district water […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Every three years leading experts meet for the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition (known as WODCON), the single most important event for the world wide dredging community to discuss the latest developments of their profession. With the theme “The Art of Dredging” WODCON XX brought together researchers and practitioners from industry, academia and government from […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the U.S. Senate considering S.601 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to address infrastructure priorities on America’s coasts and rivers, Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced three separate amendments to boost Alaska’s emerging Arctic opportunities and address the needs of other vital waterfront areas in Seward and Haines. “Port and harbor investment is essential to so […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) highlighted his support for several amendments to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) this week, including measures to secure dredging for smaller inland ports along the Mississippi River; a provision to encourage resilient construction that can better withstand natural disasters; and a new study on flood protection and drought issues […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Leaders from the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Savannah Economic Development Authority (SEDA) and Lowcountry Economic Alliance (LEA) signed a joint resolution today recognizing that maintaining strong port capacity and deepening both the Savannah and Charleston harbors are critical to the economic health of both the State of Georgia and the State of South Carolina. Additionally, […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    World Dredging Congresses (June 3-7, 2013, Square Meeting Centre, Brussels, Belgium) are organised once every three years by WODA, the World Organisation of Dredging Associations. WODCONs, the only worldwide events dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction, provide a unique platform for researchers and practitioners from industry, academia and governments to meet and debate dredging. […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Young CEDA Belgium will be organizing a visit to the dredging and beach replenishment site in Knokke on March 24, 2017. The EUR17 million Knokke beach replenishment project has been awarded to the joint venture ‘Noordzee en Kust’, of which Jan De Nul is part. For the project JDN mobilized its trailing suction hopper dredger Alexander […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate approved major national water projects legislation with the support of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, who won approval to include provisions that will benefit waterway development and flood protection in Mississippi. The Senate on Wednesday approved the Water Resources Development Act of 2013 (S.601 or WRDA), an authorization bill for Army Corps of […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies, the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry, officially released its Annual Report 2017 today.  Prepared on behalf of the Board, the report gives an overview of IADC’s state of affairs and diverse activities which were engaged by the association throughout the year. Key projects as well as […]