International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

WEDA Extends Deadline to Submit Abstracts for Dredging Summit

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is expanding its technical program for the upcoming Dredging Summit & Expo ’19 in Chicago and has extended the deadline to submit abstracts until December 31, 2018.The conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago on Michigan Avenue in downtown Chicago, Illinois, from June 4 to 7. Beginning… Read More

CEDA Issues Call for Abstracts for 2019 Dredging Days

The Central Dredging Association’s (CEDA) Dredging Days 2019 will be held from November 7 to 8, 2019, in Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It will again take place alongside Europort maritieme tradeshow. CEDA Dredging Days provides a platform for members of the dredging community, experts from port authorities, knowledge institutes, universities, engineering… Read More

Dredging and Port Construction Award Winners Announced

The third annual Dredging and Port Construction Awards were held November 20 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands to promote innovation, efficiency and sustainability in the dredging industry. The event is organized by HIS Dredging and Port Construction. DEME was awarded the Dredging and Port Construction… Read More

Van Oord Receives Royal Designation

Van Oord  has received the right to use the designation Koninkliik (Royal) from His Majesty King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk… Read More

Dredging Icon Passes Away at Age 91

Dredge Central, LLC of Goodlettsville, Tennessee learned on November 19 that company founder Don King had died. King graduated from Hillsboro High School in Nashville, Tennessee, attended the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee, and served in the U.S. Navy in WWII. In his earlier years King… Read More

CEDA & IADC Publish New Book, “Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure”

Dredging is more than simply lifting sediment out of the water and moving it to somewhere else. This was once again obvious on November 19 and 20 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, when a conference was held with the theme, “Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure.” The conference marked the launch of the… Read More

DCA Meetings and Awards Dinner Held in Washington, D.C.

The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, D.C., including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create an injury-free workplace for the dredging… Read More

HR Wallingford Dredge Course Sells Out

United Kingdom-based HR Wallingford has sold out its upcoming two-day dredging course. The course is designed to provide an introduction to dredging for those who are responsible for commissioning and managing dredging contractors and those who regulate dredging. It will give an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, as… Read More

EPA and the Corps Join Forces to Help States Assume Responsibility of the Clean Water Act Section 404 Permit Program

In August, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a memorandum, taking initial steps to empower states and tribes in assuming Section 404 permit authority under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The hope being that states can accelerate infrastructure development and streamline the permit process. “This action supports this administration’s… Read More