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

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

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

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

Asia-Pacific Dredging Summit

This Summit will provide invaluable solutions from dredging experts, with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management, and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed in detail. With the current situation in the Asia Pacific region, the market is witnessing a shortage of both competence and advanced technology of modern dredging equipment & investments, as well as significant legislative issues. This event will address these key problems as well as the techniques for cost effective disposal of dredged material that meet Asia-Pacific regulatory... (read more)
2016-04-28 10:00:14
2017-03-23 11:48:47

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
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