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CEDA's Dredging Management Commission hold its second meeting

Dredging Organisations // March 10, 2017

On 19th January 2017, the Port of Rotterdam Authority hosted the second meeting of CEDA's Dredging Management Commission (DMC) at the World Port Centre, in Rotterdam.

Since the first meeting, four months earlier, four new members have joined the commission, bringing the total number of expert participants to 18. 

During the meeting topics were discussed including contracts, communication, transfer of information and dredging technology. In addition, more specific topics for discussion included the dredging management situation in the Port of Hamburg, new contracts for the maintenance dredging in the Rotterdam area, and Van Oord’s new project management system to improve their handling of complex projects.

The next meeting of DMC will be 23 March 2017 at the DEME Group's head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. Topics on the agenda for that meeting include: contracts/procurement, conditions of the project area (soil, objects, traffic), regulations/permits and dredging technology.

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