Dredging innovation: Floating Line Connecting System

The nomination which won the IADC’s Safety Award 2019 was unveiled at IADC’s Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, India.

Safety News Alert (Van Oord)

Safety video of IADC member Van Oord.

Safety is a way of life (Van Oord)

Safety video of IADC member Van Oord.

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.

Should the dredging industry establish common standards for crew transfers?

Crews routinely perform vesseltovessel transfers, ensuring a project continues seamlessly. But the operation is not risk free. A roundtable of IADC members shared ideas on how to improve procedures to make crew transfers safer.

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.