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  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbour Board’s £30 million redevelopment of Torry Quay, completed earlier this year, has received an Improving Sustainability Award from CEEQUAL. The Project Team for the development, which included Aberdeen Harbour Board, Arch Henderson and McLaughlin & Harvey, were praised for various aspects of the project including the re-use of 78% of the total on-site demolition waste as fill […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Over the last 150 years marine engineering has become dramatically more efficient and effective. Royal Van Oord, a Dutch maritime contracting company, has released a video about the 8 biggest trends for 2038. According to the company, sustainability, innovation, and collaboration are key to facing global challenges successfully. That is why Van Oord started […]

  • 7 February 2010

    Adopting sustainable practices is a passport to future growth. Source: World Trade, February 6, 2010

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A CEDA-IADC conference named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure’ will take place on 19-20 November, 2018, at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The two-day-long conference will be based on the forthcoming CEDA-IADC guidebook Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure which will be available in mid-2018. Selected from the multidisciplinary team of authors who contributed to the publication, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Wärtsilä’s Sustainability Report has won first prize in the Corporate Responsibility Reporting 2010 competition in which corporations’ responsibility reporting in 2009 was assessed. The sustainability reporting competition is organised by the Confederation of Finnish Industries EK, Finnish Business & Society ry, Finnish Institute of Authorised Public Accountants, Ministry of Employment and the Economy, the Association […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Secretary General, Rene Kolman, will introduce the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook at the congress ‘Hydraulic Engineering Structures of Water Transport’, taking place in Moscow on February 7-8, 2018.  Published by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and IADC, the new guidebook is written by a team of expert authors […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    NGO Shipbreaking Platform board member Merijn Hougee has collaborated with Dutch dredging and marine expert Boskalis over several months to develop a comprehensive ship recycling policy. Boskalis has decided for clean and safe dismantling of its obsolete fleet in a Mexican ship recycling facility with which the ship owner has established a close partnership. When […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Dunkerque-Port’s strategic plan is part of a policy of sustainable development and action which takes into consideration the various areas of the port and particularly those which involve the protection of nature and biodiversity. Among the priority actions, the subjects of dredging, combating coastal erosion and sediment recycling are fully in line with the policy […]

  • 4 July 2011

    The La Citizens Network (LCN), an association at La in Accra, and the National Youth Authority on Friday advocated a comprehensive programme… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, July 4, 2011;

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has received another award for its sustainable and innovative approach. Today in Dubai, Lloyd’s List presented their South Asia, Middle East and Africa Environment Award to Jan De Nul Group for its innovative and green design of Ultra-Low Emission Vessels. “Our starting point is different than others who have chosen clean […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    “Whenever it’s becoming too difficult to fix sustainability goals in contracts with suppliers, just leave it open,” says Andre van Hassent, Asset Manager at Port of Rotterdam. “Taking a chance by stimulating the market’s initiatives by creating incentives will yield great results.” Van Hassent spoke about the subject in anticipation of his presentation at the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    For professionals involved in dredging-related activities for water infrastructure development, CEDA and IADC will host the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Course on December 1 & 2 in Hotel Van der Valk Den Haag in Nootdorp, near to Den Haag, the Netherlands. The course is based on the associations’ flagship guidebook with the same title. At […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    IHC Merwede is delighted to announce that alternative fuels have been used in the dredging process for the first time. The company ran a pilot test in which energy derived from hydrogen was the sole source used to power the electrical equipment on board a dredger. The sustainable energy test took place at the Haringvliet […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in […]

  • 10 March 2014

    Michigan LCV’s Alicia Prygoski (Legislative and Political Assistant) and Erica Bloom (Program Manager), traveled to Washington D.C. last week to join other Great Lakes advocates for the “Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition annual lobby day”. With a mission to secure a sustainable Great Lakes restoration plan and the funding needed to implement it, the work […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is set to celebrate the launch of the publication of the same title. The two-day-long program (November 19th and 20th, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam) offers six highly interactive sessions with contributions from internationally renowned scientists and practitioners which address topics set forth in Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure, CEDA and IADC’s new […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The San Francisco Port Commission has executed a new 20-year lease agreement with BAE Systems for maritime ship repair that will sustain San Francisco’s 150-year tradition of shipbuilding and repair. The agreement includes a provision that could extend shipyard operations through 2045. BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair currently leases the Port’s Pier 70 shipyard […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Swedish Gothenburg Port Authority last week released the company’s annual Sustainability Report – ‘Sustainable Port‘, saying that they will continue in its endeavor to promote long-term sustainable development. During the past year, several important milestones were reached, said the Port Authority. Joint funding by the government was approved for the long-awaited deepening of the fairways, […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delft Deltas, Infrastructure & Mobility Initiative and Delta Alliance have joined forces in organizing two meetings in Ghana to discuss the challenges for the sustainable management of the Volta Delta, Delft University of Technology just announced. The two consultative meetings were organized and facilitated by the Ghanaian Development Institute (DI) with funding support from the […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has emphasized the role of public-private partnerships in promoting sustainable development and long term action at UNCTAD’s World Leaders’ Investment Summit in Geneva, attended by heads of state, government and leading executives of global companies. Speaking at the event, themed ‘Investing in sustainable development: Vision and policy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Covering the period of 2006 to 2011, Jordan’s major cargo gateway documents five years of progress and growth in trade, productivity, safety, employee relations, infrastructure investment and environmental performance, as container volumes have more than doubled and employee compensation has more than tripled. The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) has become the leading job creator in […]

  • 29 March 2011

      Technology holds the key to achieving sustainable long-term development of the ports business in today’s digitised world and DP World is proactively pursuing this strategy at its facilities, according to Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region. His remarks came during a week in which two separate groups of academics and business students […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Aquapuncture: Sustainable Future of Inland Waterways’. Aquapuncture is an instrument for the optimal use, adaptation and management of inland waterways and their waterfronts. It is an instrument for the benefit of safety, navigability, economy, employment, spatial quality and environmental values. […]