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Singapore to Host ACI’s Dredging Summit


ACI is pleased to announce that Asia – Pacific Dredging Summit will be taking place in Singapore on the 23rd & 24th November 2016. This Summit will provide invaluable solutions from dredging experts, with in-depth examination of indispensable dredging strategies for efficient project management, and overall operational success. Also, viable practices and techniques conducted by ports to help promote more efficient dredging operations will be discussed in detail.

With the current situation in the Asia Pacific region, the market is witnessing a shortage of both competence and advanced technology of modern dredging equipment & investments, as well as significant legislative issues. This event will address these key problems as well as the techniques for cost effective disposal of dredged material that meet Asia-Pacific regulatory requirements and current and future maritime manpower demand & supply needs for dredging works.

Who Will Attend?

Our delegates will be drawn from the Port Authorities of the Asia-Pacific Area, the Middle East, Australia, South America as well as Africa & Europe. Key job roles will include Harbour Masters, Port Managers, Bulk Terminals Managers, Project Owners, Dredging Companies, Dredging Contractors, Local Authorities, Government Officials, Environmental Managers, Approvals Managers, Marine Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Infrastructure Managers, Operations Managers, Port Engineers, Hydrographic Surveyors/Geologists, Civil/ Environmental Engineers, Consulting Engineers, Dredging Technology Providers, Managing Director, & Engineers and many more…

Key Topics Include:

• Understanding proper contractual set up to limit potential for disputes
• How soil improvement is used for dredging projects to prevent excessive settlement of reclaimed land to be used for construction purposes
• Aspects to consider in ensuring contracts are specific to the conditions of the operation
• Mitigating and eliminating environmental impacts through the immobilisation of contaminants in dredged soil
• Assessing current and future maritime manpower demand & supply needs for dredging works
• Methods used in tackling harsh weather and working conditions to ensure successful and cost effective operations
• Highlighting the importance of investment in the education of specialised dredging engineers and operators

Previous Editions’ Attendees:

STRABAG Wasserbau GmbH * Envirocentre Ltd * Rohde Nielsen A/S * KROHNE Nederland B.V. * UK Dredging * BODAC B.V. * Marine & Coastal Construction * HERIK * Boskalis International B.V. * ExxonMobil * Damen Shipyards Gorinchem * Port Authority of Jamaica * K Bichou & Associates Ltd * Antwerp Port Authority * PANOLIN International * VULKAN Kupplungs- Und Getriebebau Bernhard Hackforth GmbH & Co. KG * Clariant SE, Sucursal En España * Curaçao Ports Authority * C-Job Naval Architects * Port Authority of Manzanillo * Greenhalgh Associates / FIDIC Dredging And Reclamation Contract Update Task Group * OCAS NV * Port of Venice * Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC * IDRECO * Jan De Nul NV * Flemish Institute for Technological Research (VITO) * HR Wallingford * G-TEC S.A. * DSC Dredge * GRUP TCB * Clariant Produkte (Deutschland) GmbH * European Dredging Association * Aberdeen Harbour Board* ZAMAKONA YARDS Group (Astilleros Zamakona S.A.) * Wuhan University * Baggermaatschappij Boskalis B.V.* Damen Dredging Equipment * Aecom * Porto De Setubal / APSS,SA * Van Oord Dredging And Marine Contractors Bv * Combi Wear Parts AB and many more…