5 November 2019 – 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.

The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry.


Publically available on 5th November 2019, the annual report focuses on the state of the dredging industry in 2018. The latest edition includes the essential role of dredging in regards to the industry’s key drivers as well as the annual turnover of the world’s open markets. According to the latest Dredging in Figures, the dredging industry’s annual turnover in 2018 – excluding closed markets – was estimated at €5.1 billion.


Produced and released each year by IADC, the report Dredging in Figures aims to provide insight into the dredging industry’s contribution to the global economy as well as key sectors. Data and figures are sourced from established, international organisations as well as IADC’s member companies. Annually updated information regarding the “drivers of dredging” is presented to offer relevant facts regarding the industry’s most prevalent aspects. Key to charting the dredging industry’s progress, these drivers are: world trade, demographics and urban development, coastal protection, energy, and tourism.

The report Dredging in Figures 2018 was officially published on 5 November 2019 by the International Association of Dredging Companies.


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