Read the complete issue containing articles, upcoming events, an interview and book review.
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.
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.
In 2006, FIDIC published a specialised contract for dredging and reclamation activities – the FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works. Ten years later, the second edition of this book has been released with updates to better reflect actual practice and to increase usage of the book.
Maintenance dredging is required in many estuaries worldwide to provide access to ports and inland waterways. A newly developed dredging module is able to capture the two fundamental processes necessary to model the long-term impacts of dredging on turbidity.