IADC stands for the 'International Association of Dredging Companies' and is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. IADC has over a hundred main and associated members. Together they represent the forefront of the dredging industry.

News

Liesbeth De Keukelaere granted with the IADC Young Author Award

IADC bestowed the Young Author Award to Liesbeth De Keukelaere for her contribution to the paper “Mapping water quality with drones – test case in Texel”.

11 November

Dredging in Figures 2018: published

The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) is now available.

05 November

Annual Report 2018 published

The International Association of Dredging Companies officially released its Annual Report 2018.

30 October

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Seminars & Courses

To optimise the chances of the successful completion of a project, contracting parties should, from the start, fully understand the requirements of a dredging project. IADC’s seminar strives to provide an understanding of the basics of dredging through lectures and workshops which are given by industry experts in a classroom setting for a hands-on experience.

Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation
Jun 08 - 12
Location Delft, The Netherlands
Period 5 days
Date 08 - 12 June 2020
Level No prior knowledge required

Publications

Dredging in Figures 2018

Dredging in Figures is an annual review of the global dredging market.

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Annual Report 2018

In this “Annual Report” the Board gives an overview of the state of affairs of IADC and its activities in 2018.

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MEMBERS

IADC has over a hundred main and associated members.

Latest issue

Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication which aims to disseminate knowledge accrued by global dredging professionals as well as solutions to issues facing the industry. Issues of Terra et Aqua feature articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical innovations and the environment.

In this issue: Beneficial Use, an Expertise Exporter and Trenching Model.

 

Terra et Aqua 156
156
Published October 2019
Sustainable management of the beneficial use of sediments: a case studies review
Authors: Luca Sittoni

CEDA’s Working Group on Beneficial Use aims to inspire sediment stakeholders and practitioners by describing the importance of sediments in the context of sustainable development and sharing a curated selection of case studies.

14 innovations face off for Safety Award 2019

Each year, IADC gives a safety award to one exceptional innovation which proves it is the best in its class. This year, 14 innovations addressing challenges faced within the dredging industry have been nominated.

Interview: Henk Nieboer

After 30 years at Witteveen+Bos, Henk Nieboer has moved on from the engineering and consultancy firm to focus his expertise into his current roles as director of EcoShape and founder of Adaelta.

Modelling the waterjet cable trenching process on sand dunes

Cables for offshore wind farms in the North Sea are buried for protection. A highly variable seabed topography influences the trenching process in sandy soils. A model has been developed to estimate the influence of sand dunes on the trenching process.

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Events

Jun 08 - 12
Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation

08/06/2020 - 12/06/2020 | Delft, The Netherlands

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