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
2017-01-23 02:12:40

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

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

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 Roadmap, Protocols, Facts

Facts About International Maritime Conventions is a roadmap through the complicated regulations governing dredging and explains in brief such concepts as the ‘reverse list', the precautionary approach and the adaptive approach, as well as the London Protocol and the OSPAR and the Dredged Material Assessment Framework (DMAF).   International regulations that are followed by all shipping nations have long been seen as the best way to improve sea-going safety. Still it was only with the establishment of the United Nations after World War II that these suggestions were made concrete. In 1948 an international conference in Switzerland adopted a Convention... (read more)
2011-06-06 12:00:06 ka

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

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

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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