International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation to be Held in Panama

The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is holding the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation from October 15 to 19 in Panama. The event, held in cooperation with local technical universities, is designed for professionals in dredging-related industries, such as port and harbor authorities, governments and… Read More

IADC Holds Networking Event for Young Professionals

In June, 60 young professionals from the International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) member companies met at Hilvaria Studio’s for the association’s second annual networking event, Peering into Dredging’s Future. IADC’s Secretary General Rene Kolman kicked off the event with welcoming remarks followed by a plenary session.  IADC’s President… Read More

2018 WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards Receives More Nominations Than Ever

Each year at the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Summit and Exhibition, the Environmental Commission of the organization presents special awards to outstanding projects in several specific environmental categories. “The response to our requests for submissions for our 2018 environmental awards surpassed our expectations,” said Craig Vogt, chair of the Environmental… Read More

Great Lakes Begins Work on Charleston Harbor Post-45 Deepening Project

On March 2, the South Carolina Ports Authority (SPCA) held a ceremony aboard the USS Yorktown to celebrate the start of construction of the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The event celebrated eight years of planning and hard work to begin deepening the federal channel portion of Charleston Harbor… Read More

ACP Hosts Maritime Event

In March, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) held a panel to discuss ways the global maritime community can adopt “more sustainable practices” to deliver on its commitments to reducing carbon emissions, the local authority said. The event gathered a number of international experts, including Dr. Alkut Olcer, World Maritime University… Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Focuses on Beneficial Use, Great Lakes Dredging and Material Management and More

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter met in Toledo, Ohio from March 13 to 15. The meeting had its highest turnout in four years with 115 attendees and a record number of industry sponsors for the event. Steve Garbaciak, senior technology manager at Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC, 2018… Read More