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4th European Dredging Summit

Date: 6th March 2019 - 7th March 2019 Location: Rotterdam - The Netherlands

Join us at 4th Dredging Summit Europe taking place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands on 6th – 7th March. 

The world in which dredging industry operates, is rapidly changing. Climate changes, regulations, technological innovations and global trade developments with emphasis on sustainability have significant impact on dredging. We are also witnessing on the client demands and with these in the role of dredging contractors.

Where will the effect be felt the most and what business strategies do we see emerging dredging industry in future?

The latest in ACI’s global series of dredging summit will once again bring together leading experts from across the sector for two days of engaging presentations and interactive discussions tackling the latest challenges & opportunities facing the European dredging industry.

This event has varied programme, balancing the focuses in different disciplines of the industry. Hear from an outstanding line-up of the industry’s leading executives and decision makers & network in an informal environment with a relatively small, targeted, senior-level audience from the dredging industry.

Exclusive pre-conference site visit – Limited Spaces Available

During the afternoon of Tuesday 5th March, a limited number of conference delegates will receive a unique opportunity to visit the Trelleborg Infrastructure –  a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments.



6th March 2019
7th March 2019
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Krisztina Gyulavári – Sponsorship
+1 929 331 6835


Room Mate Bruno Hotel
Wilhelminakade 52
Rotterdam, 3072, AR Netherlands

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+31 10 892 95 80
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Key Topics Include:

  • Future economic trends & keeping up with environmental legislations at European market
  • The importance of monitoring for effective project development: Measuring, designing and implementing
  • Biodegradable Wire Rope Lubricants
  • Focus on successful projects:Tackling the obstacles & approaching new possibilities
  • Restoring Coastal Habitat with Dredged Sediment: Recent Advances and Continuing Aspirations
  • USACE Practice to Beneficially Use Maintenance Dredged Materials
  • Sediment Management: Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials
  • Cost effective & green solutions: Dredging as the answer to climate changes
  • Numerical Stimulation of Dredged Underwater Slopes
  • The Impact of the underwater sound from dredgers on marine life
  • The responsibilities of an innovative inland dredging company focusing on the environment with no deficit to quality



  • Mark Simmonds, Policy Manager, British Ports Association
  • Niels Kiersgard, Port Engineer Manager, LindØ port of Odense A/S
  • Matej SocuvkaProduction Manager, Progroupe Sediment Removal
  • Frits Van Den BoogaardBusiness Development Manager, Royal Smalls 
  • Senior Representative, Vigo Port Authority
  • Jürgen Grabe, Master Of Science, TUHH: University Of Hamburg
  • George Fleming, Chairman, EnviroCentre
  • Karol Ochendowski, Chief Specialist For Investment Projects, Gdansk Port Authority
  • Julio Cesar Wasserman, Prof., Universidad Federal Fluminese Brasil
  • Mishra Kousik Kumar, Sales Manager, Trelleborg Infrastructure
  • Andrew Griffith, Marine Licensing Coordinator, CEFAS
  • Marco Vaccari, Portfolio & Project Manager, Genoa Port Authority
  • Colin Scott, Associate, Environmental Consultant, ABPmer
  • Joseph Gailani, Research Hyrdaulic Engineer, U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers, Engineer Research And Development Center
  • Christ De Jong, Senior Scientist, TNO: Netherlands Organisation For Applied Scientific Research
  • Floor Heinis, Environmental Consultant, TNO: Netherlands Organisation For Applied Scientific Research
  • John Tuckett, Chief Executive Officer, Marine Management Organisation
  • Rui Jeronimo,  Marine & Offshore Segment Specialist, Rocol

ACI’s summits attract a targeted group of senior level executives with a strict focus on end-users from the industry.

Our delegates will be drawn from the Port Authorities of Europe, 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, Dredging Managers, Project Managers, Civil/Dredging Managers & Engineers



If you would like to be considered as a speaker at the event for a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Ana Duvancic

Phone: +44 (0) 20 3141 0611

E-mail: [email protected]



We are the global experts in highly-engineered, polymer and technology-enabled solutions with unrivalled application expertise and experience in product and materials manufacture, design and installation. Part of Trelleborg Group, inspired and informed by over 100 years of industry-leading expertise, we always work with integrity and a commitment to do the right thing. Empathetic and agile we are customer-focussed, bringing our expertise and craft not just to provide the right solution, but also to transfer the knowledge that empowers our clients to succeed.

In civil engineering that means:

Growing population, rapid growth in emerging economies and the impact of increasing unpredictable climate events places greater pressure on our built environment. The world we live and work in cannot stop moving and so the infrastructure must be more robust and reliable than ever. Our polymer solutions, built on deep expertise and decades of craftsmanship, ensure that across water management, tunnelling, dredging, building vibration isolation, offshore renewables or special projects the product performance is assured at the highest level.

In summary: Our unrivalled global reach, cross-industry experience and in-house end-to-end solution capabilities combine to improve integrity, sustainability, efficiency and accelerate performance.





Phoenix Lighting’s expertise in marine applications dates back to the 1970s. For five decades, we have listened to customers and learned the unique requirements of this demanding environment. Phoenix leads the industry by designing and building lights that endure constant vibration, large temperature variances and corrosive conditions … exactly what you need.

Visit our website to see how Phoenix Lighting can impact your operations: www.phoenixlighting.com/marine



ROCOL supplies one of the industry’s widest portfolios of premium lubricant and grease products, with industry-leading technical and after sales support. We continually develop our range to meet customer’s requirement – and our expertise ensures full compliance with all relevant standards. Manufactured in Leeds, we supply technically advanced products with industry needs at the core, delivering Performance you can trust.

Our portfolio includes; lubricants, greases, oils, fluids, pastes, cleaners, paints, applicators, anti-slip solutions.

We operate in the following sectors; metalworking, industrial MRO, food processing, marine & offshore, gas & plumbing, site safety and aerospace & defence.




ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Krisztina Gyulavari

Phone: +1 929 331 6835

E-mail: [email protected]




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Marine & Maritime Gazette is read across the globe by professionals within the marine, renewables and offshore industries. On a monthly basis the publication focuses on salient news, reviews and features across the whole of the industry. The printed copy of the magazine is circulated to industry professionals and decision makers across the UK and Europe and the digital version hits a unique Worldwide circulation.



PortNews is the leading Russian media resource providing sea and river transport news. «Steering in information waves».



Actualidad Marítima y Portuaria – Daily Offer of jobs into the maritime, port and logistics sectors News, Vessels, Companies, Ports, Customs, Events … Oferta diaria de empleos en los sectores marítimo-portuario y logístico Noticias, Buques, Empresas, Puertos, Aduanas, Eventos …


Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portalwww.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.


Inside Marine is a highly respected magazine covering the whole spectrum of important maritime sectors on a global scale. Covering areas from shipbuilding, superyachts, commercial marine and offshore activities to the latest maritime technologies and in-depth company profiles, the magazine is targeted at and read by directors and the high-end management brackets.

Publishing five editions per year and circulated in both hard and virtual formats, Inside Marine has gained a reputation as a leading voice throughout the maritime industry. By working closely with many companies, leading industry experts and partnering many major maritime exhibitions, Inside Marine is helping everyone involved connect the seven seas and five oceans with one voice.


Project Cargo Network PCN

Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001:2008 certified organisation established to provide a networking platform for the world’s top project cargo specialists. Our Members handle the transportation of oversized and heavy items or shipments that consist of complex components that must be disassembled, shipped and then re-assembled.  They offer project cargo management for engineering, procurement and construction companies servicing energy, mining, chemical, petrochemical, pipeline, infrastructure and other sectors. Our fast-growing organisation currently comprises of 130+ heavy lift specialists in 70+ countries.

Visit www.projectcargonetwork.com


Cargo Connections was formed in the summer of 2014 and offers Restricted Representation, which means membership will only be offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers innovative membership benefits including a useful Smartphone Service.



Freightbook is a fast growing online searchable database containing profiles of 1000+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. Each company can provide comprehensive logistics solutions through their experienced staff who have an in-depth understanding of their local market. To obtain rates and advice on a shipment, please complete our Get A Quote form. Our simple but effective system enables you to obtain advice and pricing from all registered freight agents in the country of origin, thus providing a variety of options. Alternatively, please search our database and contact companies directly http://www.freightbook.net/


Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 120+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per Country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world.


The international sea magazine «SHIPPING» – specialized periodical, which covers the issues of Ukrainian and world shipping development, shipbuilding, logistics, sea and river ports’ work, the activities of sea transport enterprises of different proprietary form.

The main sections of the magazine are focused on the shipping companies, water carriers, investment into sea/river ports and cargo terminals development, the container and freight markets’ performance issues.

The international sea magazine «SHIPPING» is published since 1993. Materials are published in English and Russian languages. The volume of each issue is 68 pages. We offer a full cycle of advertising services, including the manufacturing of advertising models, production and placement of ad units, as well as writing, translation and publication of promotional articles.

65026, Ukraine, Odessa, str.Zhukovskogo 15,


[email protected]



The Harbours Review project of the Baltic Press publishing house stands for a completely free regularly updated on-line European ports database as well as E-zines distributed to over 15,000+ subscribers with expert views on the most important issues for Europe’s port sector.

Each E-zine contains a featured article tackling one of the most burning questions for the EU port industry, coupled with comments of the sector’s representatives and top national & EU officials.


Baltic Transport Journal is an international printed bimonthly magazine focused on transport in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with its nine countries: Poland, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

We write about all transport aspects within the logistics chain: maritime – rail – road – inland shipping – project logistics – warehousing – distribution – environment, etc. Our magazine takes pride in being also the official media partner of Baltic Ports Organization which gives us the opportunity to reach new recipients and spread among them news about the Baltic Sea region.



Site Visit Timetable:
13:00 Site visit registration at conference hotel
13:30 Bus departs conference hotel
13:50 Arrival at the Trelleborg Infrastructure
14:00 Welcoming Address by Trelleborg Infrastructure representative(s)
15:00 Group departs for the tour

15:15 Factory Visit
16:15 Return to meeting room, coffe, drinks
17:00 Bus departs Trelleborg Infrastructure
17:20 Arrival at the conference hotel

There is no extra charge to join the site visit, although places are limited and allocated to the conference delegates on first come first served basis. Therefore, we would strongly suggest to book your place early to avoid disappointment. 


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