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WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting Open for Registration

Registration is open for the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting in Toledo Ohio. The meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13 to 15. On Tuesday March 13 the general sessions start with a “Dredging 101 Short Course” followed by an Ice Breaker Reception at… Read More

CEDA Hosts Meeting at Damen Yard

On September 28 the Central Dredging Association held a meeting was at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging. J.G.S. Pennekamp CEDA chairman and host of the event welcomed a crowd of dredging professionals including contractors civil… Read More

Mobile District Celebrates Cat Island

In October the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District announced that Cat Island in Mississippi has been nearly restored to its 1990s shoreline. The shoreline restoration will reduce hurricane risks to Mississippi and boost the natural habitat for birds and turtles. The shoreline work concluded in October and sand… Read More

IADC Presents Safety Award 2017 in Marseille France

By Marsha Cohen  Safety in the dredging industry has drawn continually more attention in the last decade and companies worldwide have instituted systems to increase worker safety. Compliance with safety regulations from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)… Read More

International Forum Debates Dredging at Port of Santos

Policy makers authorities and port executives gathered in Santos to discuss alternatives to boost the competitiveness of Latin America’s busiest port By LÉO SIQUEIRA Hundreds of attendees gathered from September 11 to 12 in the city of Santos Brazil to discuss alternatives to boost the competitiveness of Latin America’s busiest… Read More

DEME Holds Naming Ceremony For TSHD Scheldt River

The trailing suction hopper dredge Scheldt River built at Royal IHC’s shipyard in the Netherlands was officially named on September 29th at DEME’s head office in Zwijndrecht Belgium. In its efforts to comply with European Union emission standards even in Emission Control Areas such as the North Sea DEME… Read More

WEDA Eastern Chapter Meeting Held in Providence Rhode Island

By Marsha Cohen On October 10 Michael Gerhardt president of the WEDA Eastern Chapter and assistant executive director of Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) officially launched the WEDA Eastern Chapter Annual Meeting in Providence Rhode Island.  Some 100 participants attended including a big turnout from the U.S. Army Corps… Read More