DISCOVER Magazine #7

CEDA meeting on small scale dredging held at Damen Dredging Equipment

Published in category: Dredging & Marine Contracting

On Thursday, 28th of September, a meeting was held by the Central Dredging Association at the Damen Dredging Equipment’s (DDE) yard in Nijkerk, the Netherlands. The focus of the event was on small scale dredging.

Mr J.G.S. Pennekamp, CEDA chairman and host of the event, welcomed a crowd of dredging professionals, including contractors, civil engineers, consultants, civil servants and dredge and component manufacturers.

During the evening Mr Oliver Marcus, Product Director of DDE delivered a presentation on the many tools available to tackle small scale dredging projects.

The meeting included with a tour of the DDE yard, the dredging expertise centre of the Damen Shipyards Group.

At the yard, a wide array of dredgers and dredging equipment was on display, including cutter suction dredgers and DOP submersible dredge pumps.

The successful networking event focused on innovations and challenges faced by this section of the industry.

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