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  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Maurice De Kok, Business Development Manager at Van Oord, as speaker during the event. Mr. De Kok will take part in the session named ‘Which current trends are your best friends?’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The Damen Group, gold sponsor of DTC, is a Dutch defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. The Dredging Today Conference will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mr Louis Strydom, Business development Manager at FMO (Dutch Development Bank), has confirmed his participation as a speaker at our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Focusing on taking early stage projects from concept to bankability, Mr Strydom has worked for various consulting and financial institutions across multiple sectors including agriculture, energy, freight and logistics, housing, ICT, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Deltares contributes considerably to the development of an improved European climate change adaption policy. For this purpose, the European research project BASE (Bottom-up climate Adaptation Strategies for Europe) has recently been set up. Its objective is to enhance the knowledge on the benefits and costs of adaptation on a European level. In contrast to previous […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community members, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and Australian Marine Conservation Society will hold a Great Barrier Reef-themed beach party outside Lend Lease’s Annual General Meeting today to start a conversation with shareholders about the company’s proposed investment in Abbot Point coal port in Queensland. They will also present a letter signed by more than […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms two more high-profile speakers that will share their insights and personal experiences at our event, Dick Konijn, Owner – CEO of ID Consultancy BV and Commerijn Plomp, World Bank and IFC private sector liaison officer for the Netherlands. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Green Climate Fund (GCF) 18th Board meeting, convened in Cairo, has approved the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Project entitled “Enhancing Climate Change Adaptation in the North Coast of Egypt” to be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.  With a total budget of $31.4 million over seven years, the project aims to […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Peter King, P.E., LSP, LEP, a senior environmental engineer and an Associate of Geosyntec based in New Hampshire, is the moderator of an Environmental Business Council meeting set for October 22, 2013. Mr. King is a member of the EBC New Hampshire Chapter Leadership Team for 2013. The topic for the upcoming meeting, organized by […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens are calling on the Government to refuse Gina Rinehart’s massive Kevin’s Corner coal mine tomorrow, as it would be a disaster for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef if approved. “Coal in the Galilee Basin must stay in the ground if we are to deliver a safe climate and a sustainable […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts gave a workshop last week to analyze cascade effects on critical infrastructure in South Florida, caused by natural hazards such as floods. The workshop was organized together with the Broward County and South Florida Water management District and was part of a NOAA climate change project. The goal of this project is to […]

  • 21 May 2012

      The paper 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 those involved in any kind of activity related to dredging. This includes not only the dredging industry (contractors, manufacturers) but also port […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are progressing according to schedule.  We are pleased to announce that DTC will be moderated by Alexander Verbeek, an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He has been […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 18 December 2009

    THE Australian Maritime College’s (AMC) Maritime Transport Policy Centre (MTPC) and the AMC’s National Centre for Marine Conservation and Resource Sustainability have teamed up to research on what impact climate change will have on Australian ports… Source: Shipping Industry, December 17, 2009

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government should listen to international concern about the Great Barrier Reef instead of denying it is under threat, said today the Australian Greens. “The Abbott Government obviously has its head in the dredge spoil on climate change and especially its impacts on the Great Barrier Reef,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Maeve Vallely Bartlett announced the second round of funding for two grant programs to address risks of coastal storms and sea level rise, reduce erosion and protect coastal areas from storm damage and flooding through the Office of Coastal Zone Management (CZM). The grants, available to coastal cities and […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Just a few minutes ago, at the Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, the Conference Manager J. Femke Hoogeveen officially opened the 1st Dredging Today Conference. 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 […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    A multi-million pound European research project investigating the risks of climate change to the coastal landscapes of Wales and Ireland has begun, according to the Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW). The project will focus on the headlands and islands around Pembrokeshire, Cardigan Bay and the Llŷn Peninsula and sites along […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maritime & Offshore Media Group Navingo has announced that the first annual Dredging Today Conference will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI. The 2017 theme is Changing Climate, Resilient Business. The conference is part of Navingo’s dredging platform which also comprises the online news portal DredgingToday.com and the recent Dredging Vessel […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    A Victoria Latin America Doctoral Scholarship will allow Isabela Cabral from Brazil to study long-term coastal erosion at the Center for Ocean Engineering, Science and Technology at Swinburne University of Technology. Ms Cabral (photo), from Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, is one of only four high performing PhD students from Latin America to receive the […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     Our first Dredging Today Conference, moderated by Mr Alexander Verbeek – an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), took place on October 9-10, 2017, in Amsterdam RAI. During the second day of DTC, we caught up with Mr Verbeek, and asked him about his opinion about […]