Floating Line Connecting System of Boskalis winner of the IADC Safety Award 2019

During a ceremony at the IADC Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, IADC President Frank Verhoeven announced the Safety Award 2019 winner: Boskalis with its Floating Line Connecting System.

IADC reveals the fourteen nominations in the running for the IADC Safety Award 2019

19 August 2019 – IADC is proud to announce fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019. The winner will be announced on 17 October 2019.

Which slurry transport regime should be used and why?

With five possible flow regimes to choose from for slurry transport, selecting just one can require consideration. Fortunately, one of these regimes has a simple criterion: a ratio of the particle diameter to the pipe diameter.

Transport of Pipeline Optimisation

Formulated by employees of Jan De Nul Group, the solution which won the Safety Award 2017 upgraded each facet of the pipeline transportation process, including from the activities performed in storage facilities as well as while travelling to faraway project locations.

Safety Award 2017 - Winner: Jan De Nul Group - Transport of Pipelines Optimisation
Safety Award 2017 Winner: Jan De Nul Group Transport of Pipelines Optimisation

To encourage the awareness of safety within the dredging industry, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) presents an annual award to an exemplary programme or project which advances the application of safety throughout the dredging industry’s activities.

“Facts About Seabed Intervention” describes how dredging performs the crucial task of preparing the seabed for offshore installations and pipelines.
Seabed Intervention

“Facts About Seabed Intervention” describes how dredging performs the crucial task of preparing the seabed for offshore installations and pipelines.

Pipelines
Pipelines

Pipelines fall into three main categories: floating pipelines, submerged or “sinker” lines and land or “shore” lines.

Floating pipelines

Flexible fall pipe vessels
Fall Pipe Vessels

Fall pipe vessels operate in deep water covering offshore oil and gas pipelines, levelling the seabed or applying scour protection.