IADC Board decides not to grant a Safety Award in 2020

IADC Board decides not to grant a Safety Award in 2020

Safety Award 2020
IADC Introduce Safety Award for Supply Chain Organisations

Safety Awards for Dredging Companies AND Supply Chain organisations. Nominations can be submitted now!

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.

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.

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. 1st nomination Safer shock-prevention monitoring box from Bender Benelux installed on all Boskalis mobile generators

Safety Award
Safety Award

The IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job and to reward people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession.


A large amount of ‘behind the scenes’ work takes place in the dredging and maritime infrastructure construction industry. As a result, the IADC has created two awards – the Young Author Award and the Safety Award.

Safety Award 2018 Winner: Van Oord Debris Removal Platform

To promote innovations within the realm of safety within the dredging industry, the International Association of Dredging Companies gives a Safety Award to an exemplary programme, procedure or project each year. Announced at the IADC’s Annual General Meeting, the winner of the Safety Award 2018 is Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform. Van Oord changed the existing technique of manually removing debris to an automated system, reducing the risk of personal injury.