12 October 2020 – The 2019 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 review serves as a resource to individuals and organisations interested in the financial development of the dredging industry.


Publically available on 12 October 2020, the report focuses on the state of the dredging industry in 2019. The latest edition covers the role of the main drivers of the industry as well as the annual turnover of the world’s open markets. According to the latest Dredging in Figures, the turnover of the dredging industry in 2019, excluding closed markets, was estimated at €5.2 billion.


Dredging in Figures provides insight into the economic and societal factors influencing the dredging industry as well as its contribution the global economy. Dredging and its most important associated sectors are covered. Data and figures are sourced from established international organisations as well as IADC member companies. Annually updated information regarding the “drivers of dredging” is presented to offer relevant facts about the industry’s most prevalent influences and opportunities. These drivers are world trade, demographics and urban development, coastal protection, energy, and tourism and are key to charting the progress of the dredging industry.

The report Dredging in Figures 2019 was officially published on 12 October 2020 by the International Association of Dredging Companies.

Download and Read: Dredging in Figures 2019