Understanding Dredging

The Central Dredging Association – CEDA
Dredging is essential to the construction or maintenance of much of the infrastructure on which our economic prosperity and social well-being depend. It is also an important tool to restore and enhance the natural environment. It is an activity of which the wider public is largely unaware, but it is a field within which research has led to enormous developments in recent years. Against this background there is a need for a forum for the exchange of quality information on all aspects of dredging. Set up in 1978, the Central Dredging Association – CEDA - an international, independent professional society,... (read more)
2012-04-19 04:38:28 Anna Csiti, General manager, CEDA

Dredging Workshop

The Hydrographic Society Benelux, together with the dredgers organisation CEDA, assembled on 30 September at the headquarters of Van Oord in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. After a buffet dinner, the participants were able to see the simulators. The main part of the evening consisted of presentations. Harm Wind, senior software engineer and Peter Paul Hoffman, team manager Graphic Design E&E at Van Oord started with Survey visualisation by VOSS.net software; Modelling, processes and visualisation of survey data and a seamless interface between survey and engineering. This presentation was followed by a presentation by Eric Peeters, senior surveyor and previous head of... (read more)
2014-12-15 02:13:37 Hydrographic Society Benelux

Environmental Aspects of Dredging

During a two-day Seminar, to be held on 10th and 11th March 2011 in Delft (The Netherlands), dredging experts and professionals present invaluable information on the interface of dredging and the environment. In addition, participants are challenged through case studies to apply this knowledge in order to get an understanding of the scope and significance of the environmental aspects of dredging projects, the management of dredged material, and effects of environmental guidelines. Dredging is a necessary activity in society's development. Under the right circumstances dredging is also an indispensable tool for remedying past environmental interferences. By its very nature, however,... (read more)
2010-12-16 08:56:27

IADC International Dredging Seminar

From 15th to 19th June, 22 young professionals from Albania, Bahrain, Cameroon, China, Denmark, Gambia, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Senegal, Spain, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, UAE and Vietnam spent a week in The Netherlands learning about the intricacies and challenges of dredging and marine construction.     The 32nd IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation was organised by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in co-operation with UNESCO-IHE in Delft, The Netherlands. Since 1993 the IADC has offered this seminar, especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries, on a regular basis at a variety of locations including Delft, Singapore, Buenos... (read more)
2009-06-30 03:52:53

Middle East Dredging Projects

Van Oord has taken on a series of projects in the Middle East with an overall value of EUR130 million. In the United Arab Emirates Van Oord is executing dredging work in Ras al Khaimah as part of preparations for the 33rd America's Cup. This sailing competition will take place in Ras al Khaimah in 2010. Meraas has contracted Van Oord to supply sand for the construction of the artificial island Pearl Jumeirah in Dubai.     The island will be residential. In Abu Dhabi, Van Oord is dredging part of the Mussafah channel and performing beach replenishment work on... (read more)
2009-10-08 09:33:24

World Dredging Congress XVII

CEDA announces WODCON XVII, a dredging congress organized by CEDA on behalf of the World Organisation ofd Dredging Associations (WODA), in association with the Department of Port and River Engineering, State Ministry for Economic and Labour Affairs of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, and in conjunction with SMM 2004, Shipbuilding, Machinery & marine Technology International Trade Fair (27 September – 3 October 2004) With its special focus on dredging ‘with nature’ the Congress will bring together researchers and practitioners from industry, academia and governments from all parts of the world to discuss the latest developments in all aspects... (read more)
2004-03-09 12:00:00

European Dredging Summit

Join ACI's 2nd European Dredging Summit taking place in Hamburg, Germany on the 14th & 15th September, 2016 and hear the leading executives and experts from the industry discuss "Effective Strategies to Improve Port Dredging Procedures" (read more)
2010-04-06 01:59:36

African Dredging Contracts

Royal Boskalis Westminster has been awarded three contracts on the African subcontinent with a total value of approximately EUR100 million. The largest contract was awarded in Nigeria by Saipem and involves dredging and equipment maintenance support work for an operational oil facility. Two other recently awarded projects located in Morocco and the Republic of the Congo are port-related. Boskalis has been awarded a contract by Saipem Contracting Nigeria Limited in the Olero Creek in Delta State, about 200 kilometres northwest of Port Harcourt. The flow stations system at Olero Creek consists of four barge-mounted processing modules to separate oil and... (read more)
2010-11-05 12:00:00

CEDA Dredging Exhibition

The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) organises the CEDA Dredging Days on 5 and 6 November 2009 in the conference centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, in conjunction with Europort 2009. This year's theme is Dredging Tools for the Future. To complement the conference, a specialised dredging exhibition will be located in the area adjacent to the technical session room.     The exhibition is open during the conference. Companies like DEME, IHC Merwede, Puma and Vosta LMG present their products and services to a select group of international experts and decision makers in the dredging sector.   (read more)
2009-08-07 10:18:17

International IADC Dredging Seminar

More than 25 participants from around the world including Belgium, Canada, China, Ethiopia, Ghana, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Mauritius, Taiwan, the Netherlands, the Philippines and the United Arab Emirates came to Delft (the Netherlands) for the 36th IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation.   The seminar was organised by the International Association of Dredging Companies in co-operation with UNESCO-IHE from 20th to 24th June 2011. Dredging experts from IADC member companies presented the lectures and complemented theory with their practical knowledge and experience. Amongst the subjects covered were the development of new ports and maintenance of existing ports; project phasing;... (read more)
2011-07-05 12:47:02 ka
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