And the Safety Award 2018 goes to….Van Oord for the 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. Winner 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

Safety Award 2018: nominations

There are eight nominations in the running for the Safety Award 2018!  The winner will be announced on 15 September 2018. Nomination 1 WE ARE ITA BY JAN DE NUL GROUP During t

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.

Transport of Pipelines Optimisation wins IADC’s Safety Award 2017

On 15 September 2017, the IADC Board bestowed the IADC Safety Award 2017 to Jan De Nul Group which produced the nomination Transport of Pipelines Optimisation.

Safety Award 2017: nominations

Dredging operations are risky business, therefore the dredging industry pays a lot of attention to safety. Launched in 2015, the IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job, rewarding people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession. Soon to be given for the second time, the Saf

Improving Safety
Improving Safety

GeoSea, member of the DEME Group won the IADC Safety Award 2016 for its "Enhanced muster station" aboard the jack-up vessel, Neptune. The DEME Group continues to invest heavily in innovative ideas and initiatives regarding safety that includes the "CHILD5" campaign.

IADC Safety Award 2016
IADC Safety Award 2016

The IADC Safety Award was established to encourage the development of safety skills and safety awareness in the industry. The eight nominations of the IADC Safety Award 2016 highlight innovative ideas and diligence regarding safety shown by companies in the dredging industry.

DEME wins IADC Safety Award 2016

DEME picked up the prestigious IADC Safety Award at IADC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week at Cascais, Portugal. The award is given to honour companies that have shown outstanding achievement in the area of safety. The award was presented by Peter de Ridder, president of IADC to Lieven Durt, director of QHSE-S DEME and Luc Vandenbulcke, managing director of GeoSea. The company was chosen as a winner by the Safety Committee from among