Following a 2-day colloquium (May 5 and 6) on Ecosystem Services ‒ Challenges and opportunities in managing flowing waters of the German Federal Institute of Hydrology, PIANC will organise a Seminar on Ecosystem Goods and Services. Its theme: “Identification, Assessment and Benefits for Navigation Infrastructure Projects”.
What is a megaproject? Think ports, airports in the sea and land reclamation at Hong Kong, Singapore, Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte 2, Dubai’s Palm Islands as well as the new Panama Canal. Mega dredging projects...
To celebrate the IADC’s 50th anniversary, the staff is assembling a comprehensive photographic book with impressive pictures of the major dredging projects over the last 50 years.
“Beyond Sand and Sea: 50 years - maritime masterpieces” will be published as a limited edition but will be available free of charge to a lucky few.
The month of January begins a year-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies. Incorporated in May 1965, the association brought together 60 participants of 38 international dredging contractors from 12 countries. What did this widely diverse group of companies have in common? What was their shared vision?