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  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. Speaking about climate change adaptations of ports and inland waterways – Ine Moulaert, Senior Engineer Marine Environmental Department, Jan de Nul, Member, PIANC Working Group 178 on Climate Change Adaptation, said that one […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EuDA-CEDA joint workshop will take place as part of the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 to be held 12th – 14th May 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 is the second of its kind, following the first ECCA held in Hamburg 2013 which was attended by more […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the interviews from our first ever Dredging Today Conference, held in Amsterdam a couple of months ago.   Dredging Today Conference: Dealing with Effects of Climate Change Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Saint Lucia National Trust will be implementing a project entitled “Increasing the resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards, and reducing the rate of coastal erosion for Pigeon Island National Landmark and Pointe Sable Environmental Protection Area through Beach Stabilization, Restoration & Enhancement”. The project, which will be launched on Thursday, November 17th at […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Obama Administration’s effort to prepare communities for the impacts of climate change, U. S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell yesterday announced that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has awarded $11.8 million in Tribal Climate Resilience Program funding awards. The funding will help federally recognized tribes and tribally chartered organizations […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, have reached an advanced stage. Gert-Jan Nieuwenhuizen, Managing Director of Port of Amsterdam International BV, has just confirmed his participation to this groundbreaking event, being organized under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The Port […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rob van der Hage, Manager North Sea Infrastructure, TenneT, has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The conference will take place on October, 9-10th 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. On Tuesday, 10 October, during the Thematic session “Dredging for clean energy” Rob van der […]

  • 10 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration office has awarded the University of Hawaii $845,160 in grant funding to help Hawaii communities reduce their vulnerability to natural hazards and climate change. Hawaii is particularly vulnerable to coastal hazards. Since the state is heavily reliant on tourism, and most of the development and infrastructure in Hawaii are […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Changes in rainfall and temperature are predicted to transform wetlands in the Gulf of Mexico and around the world within the century, a new study from the USGS and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley concludes. Such changes are expected to affect the plant communities found in coastal wetlands. For example, some salt marshes […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week an article entitled ‘Floods and climate: emerging perspectives for flood risk assessment and management’ appeared in the professional journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. In this article, 30 international hydrologists, including Laurens Bouwer of Deltares, advocate the creation of a stronger link between hydrological, climatic and environmental know-how so as to achieve […]

  • 17 July 2013

    ABPmer’s Online Managed Realignment Database aka OMREG has been used to underpin the “Regulating Services – Coastal Habitats” chapter of the “Managing the land in a changing climate – Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report 2013”. The progress report reviews some of the key ecosystem services provided by the land. Specifically, the report addresses the use of […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Deltares together with UNESCO-IHE, has recently carried out a study on the impact of climate change on the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Principe, a country on the west coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Guinea. Sao Tomé and Principe is composed of dozens of islands, Sao Tomé being the largest. Islands are […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

     Climate change is real, so better be prepared. Everybody, personally and also as an industry, should make a contribution in fighting climate change.  That was the final thought of our first Dredging Today Conference, beautifully put by Mr Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager Water, Royal HaskoningDHV. At the conference, held in Amsterdam on […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government’s discount mine royalties for the Galilee Basin, announced today, threaten the Great Barrier Reef, groundwater and climate, say the Australian Greens. “At the end of the fossil fuel era, the Newman Government is propping up coal at the expense of the Great Barrier Reef and the climate, to make mining magnates even […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The Central Dredging Association is committed to environmentally responsible management of dredging activities and the paper “CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION AS IT AFFECTS THE DREDGING COMMUNITY” seeks to raise awareness, to help the dredging community prepare for consequences of climate change, and to understand how dredging can contribute to adaptation measures. The dredging community means all […]

  • 6 May 2010

    Bangladeshi scientists are working to invent new species of climate resilient crops, agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury said on Wednesday. [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 6, 2010;

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Jan Peters, Director Alia Instruments BV, as speaker during the event.  Jan Peters will address Dredging for Hydropower in the thematic session ‘Dredging for Clean Energy’ on Tuesday, 10 October, from 11.30 – 12.15 hrs. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer […]

  • 25 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The ‘tipping point analysis’ approach developed by Deltares is due for introduction in Colombia. The South American country wants to be properly prepared for climate change in the future and for managing the impact on the water system. Policymakers can use the ‘tipping point analysis’ to decide in good time which investments are needed for […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maritime & Offshore Media Group Navingo has just announced that the registrations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference are now open. The event will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The conference is part of Navingo’s dredging platform which also comprises the online news […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially kicked off the International Delta Coalition today. The governments of the Netherlands, Bangladesh, Colombia, Egypt, France, Myanmar, Indonesia, Japan, Mozambique, the Philippines, South Korea and Vietnam are joining forces to prevent floods and render urban deltas resilient against climate change. The Delta Coalition […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    An Egyptian delegation recently visited the Netherlands for a series of meetings with Dutch experts on a variety of water issues that urgently need to be addressed by Egypt. The issues that were discussed include integrated coastal zone management (ICZM), rural waste water treatment and agricultural water management, reported the Dutch Water Sector. During one […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, are progressing according to schedule. We are pleased to announce that Richard Brakenhoff, Industry analyst at Rabobank, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Mr Brakenhoff has worked as an […]