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  • 13 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The WEDA Safety Commission will on Monday, July 27th at 1 PM (EST) hold a Virtual Panel on how COVID-19 is driving better and safer dredging operations. The Safety Commission is honored to convene this conversation among industry executives, focusing on how their organizations are surviving and thriving in the COVID-19 era, WEDA announced in […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Safety

    For several years, IADC has granted its Safety Award annually to innovations made to improve safety in the dredging industry. Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the IADC Board has to decide to cancel the 2020 competition and award ceremony. “The IADC Safety Award is a well-known initiative in the dredging industry and every year, […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Martha Cove Owners Corporation (VIC, Australia) is about to begin dredging and beach re-nourishment operations in the Martha Cove Marina and at Safety Beach. According to the company’s announcement, the dredging and beachfill works will be commencing mid-March. During the works, approximately 5,000m³ of sand will be deposited along a 350 meter stretch of Safety […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry. Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi yesterday, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System. From fourteen nominations, the association’s Safety Committee and Board of Directors selected the Boskalis nomination as the winner. Connecting floating pipes is an operation that […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    IADC today announced the fourth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Jan de Nul’s Full Mission Simulator safely prepares crews for risky conditions at sea. The Full Mission Simulator (FMS) is a 360° simulator of a dredger’s bridge where real situations can be practiced in a safe environment. The simulator trains […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IADC today announced third nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 award – Van Oord and Boskalis agree: MedAssist gives needed medical support to ships at sea. The MedAssist Skills Application provides offline step-by-step instructions for basic medical skills and procedures on board a ship when there is no doctor present or the ship […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the coming weeks, IADC will publish fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019 on its website and social media. Today, IADC announced the second nomination – CSpect’s state-of-the-art drones help Jan De Nul safely inspect inaccessible spaces. CSpect’s flying robot is making inspections by rope access, scaffolding and cherry pickers obsolete. As […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 2, Construction Dive Det. Alpha, completed a recompression chamber inspection and maritime infrastructure assessment of the Pohnpei Harbor and Kapingamarangi Atoll on May 7, as part of Pacific Partnership 2019. The assessment, which began April 16, will help maintain and expand the harbor port in Pohnpei and improve […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The safety committee of the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District last week called for an emergency meeting to address the issue of shoaling in the bay due to severe winter storms. The harbor district, responding to results of soundings performed by the Army Corps of Engineers that found the bay shallower than at any […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) was the recipient of Signal Mutual Indemnity Association Ltd.’s Gerald H. Halpin Safety Excellence Award at the Association’s Annual Members Board Meeting in Orlando, Florida on January 25, 2019. Chosen from over 250 member companies, GLDD received the Association’s safety recognition based on continued advancement and demonstration of […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is about to organize a safety webinar on “Vehicle Movements”. This is IADC’s second safety webinar and will cover topics related to the safety within land reclamation and civil and marine works. The webinar – taking place on 11 October 2018 – will be presented by Mr Dries de […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) today revealed that there are eight nominations in the running for the Safety Award 2018. IADC said in its latest release that the next nomination is DynaCover by Damen Dredging Equipment. Dredge pumps experience extreme forces during operation, requiring a robust piece of equipment to combat them. Failure of this […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies today revealed the first nomination in the running to receive the IADC Safety Award 2018. According to the announcement, the first nomination is ‘We Are ITA by Jan De Nul Group‘. In the coming weeks, IADC will publish the rest of nominations for the Safety Award 2018. The winner will be announced on 15 […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA (Western Dredging Association) recently presented its 2018 Annual Safety Excellence Awards to Manson Construction Company, CEDA Dredging and Fluid Management & Sevenson Environmental Services. Manson Construction Company – Dredging Contractor Throughout its safety journey, Manson Construction has upheld the belief that it is, at core, in the people business. Recognizing those who plan, engineer, survey, […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) said in its announcement that they are accepting nominations for the IADC Safety Award 2018.  In 2013, IADC established a Safety Committee comprised of QHSE experts from its member companies to encourage the implementation of safety standards as well as enable the sharing of these practices amongst its […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project, aimed to restore beaches along Mission Bay, is set to begin in the following days, the City of San Diego said in their latest announcement.  This cleanup scheme will dredge approximately 64 acres within Mission Bay, resulting in an estimated 122,000 to 220,850 cubic yards of dredged material. […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has won the annual IADC Safety Award for its ‘transport of pipeline optimization’ initiative, presented during the Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Dredging Companies in Marseille, France. The award was presented by Frank Verhoeven, president of IADC to Maarten Tronckoe, Transport Supervisor at Jan De Nul, initiator and […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a video named Worldwide Safety Stand Down. DEME, one of the nominees for the IADC Safety Award 2017, actively addresses safety and since 2008, its safety department dedicated itself to instil a company-wide “Safety Culture” through its self-initiated program cultural and behavioral safety program “Colleagues, Help Injuries to Leave […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed the 7th nominee for its Safety Award 2017 – Jan De Nul Group’s Hatch Covers for Deck Hatches. When a low deck hatch is in the process of opening, it quickly becomes a dangerous situation. Falling down an unprotected and open hatch presents high potential for a fatal […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just revealed another nominee for its Safety Award 2017, the DEME – Worldwide Safety Stand Down. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job, rewarding people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession. DEME […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – has just announced the 2nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Boskalis’ Mooring Actuator. Secured to a backhoe’s bollards with heavy lines, a barge assists with the transport of material dredged by the backhoe. Conventionally, two crew members must drag and manoeuvre the heavy lines, manually mooring the […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just announced the 3nd IADC Safety Award 2017 nominee: Damen Shiprepair – CCTV System. In an effort to reduce the dangers to crew both inside and outside a vessel, Damen Shiprepair entrusted a CCTV-system (installed by RBC) with overseeing activities taking place in high-risk locations, including the engine, […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that they are starting with announcing the nominees for the IADC Safety Award. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on […]