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

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
2017-01-23 02:12:40

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

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

Dredging Project in Xiamen

The dredging project of Haicang Bay is progressing smoothly and a mangrove park will be built upon its completion, according to the Construction Centre of Haicang Bay, Xiamen, China. The dredging project covers a sea area of 6.66 square kilometres, with Songyu Ferry Terminal in the south and Haicang Bridge in the north, Haicang Avenue in the west and Huoshaoyu Islet, Datu Islet, Xiaotu Islet and Dayu Islet in the east.   Currently, the daily quantity of dredging that has been dug out is about 10,000 cubic metres. The project is expected to completed by the end of 2011.  ... (read more)
2010-12-29 10:41:23

Dredging Bill in Bangladesh

The Sand Quarry and Soil Management Bill-2010 was passed at the Jatiya Sangsad (JS) Tuesday, reports BSS, Bangladesh. For extracting sand, the bill also suggested provisions for dredging rivers those might suffer erosion of their banks at least one kilometre from bridges, culverts, dams, barrages, embankments, roads, highways, forests, railways and important public and private establishments and residential areas as per Environment Protection Act. It also suggested provision for banning extraction of sand or soil in some cases. The bill also proposed the provision of exporting soil and sand provided having approval of concerned authorities and following the rules of... (read more)
2010-12-09 09:46:32

Dredging and Reclamation Seminar

For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO-IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to Friday 25 June 2010.Since 1993 IADC has, often in co-operation with local technical universities, provided a week-long seminar especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries. These intensive courses have been successfully presented in Delft, Singapore, Dubai, Buenos Aires, Bahrain , Mexico and Abu Dhabi. The... (read more)
2010-06-03 09:49:07

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
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