Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors.

Interview: Tiedo Vellinga – ‘There should be a shift in the way of thinking about designing infrastructure’

A newly appointed Professor Emeritus at TU Delft and former project manager at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Tiedo Vellinga discusses his role as a bridge between academia and practice and its impact on the direction of port development.

Serge De Gheldere
Presentation Serge de Gheldere: ‘Climate change to guide the industry towards thinking in terms of sustainability.’

On 6 June 2018, sixty young professionals from IADC’s member companies came together at Hilvaria Studio’s for the association’s second annual networking event, Peering into Dredging’s Future.

‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’
Interview: ‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’

The International Association of Ports and Harbors’s Patrick Verhoeven discusses the major topics facing the world’s ports as they prepare for the future as well as ways ports can adapt to the ever-growing scale increase of ships.

How can the dredging sector join the global shift towards sustainability?
How can the dredging sector join the global shift towards sustainability?

A paradigm shift is being increasingly embraced within the dredging industry. The traditional engineering approach is becoming a holistic approach in which the ecosystem is leading and values for people, profit and planet are integrated in an interdisciplinary manner.

Sustainability
Sustainability

Sustainability means acting in a way that is not harmful to the planet, preserves natural resources, and thus supports long-term ecological balance.