European Dredging Summit

Rotterdam, 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 our 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.

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
  • Challenges and possibilities of being financed by EU
  • Impacts and benefits of Water Injection Dredging
  • Sediment Management: Innovative Use and Beneficial Reuse of Dredged Materials
  • Cost effective & green solutions: Dredging as the answer to climate changes
  • Cities & Ports: Improving relationship with local authorities
  • The need of control emission & ensuring new investments: Effective Operations for dredging companies

Who Will Attend?

Our 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

Early Confirmed Speakers Include

  • Carlos Botana Legaron, Head of Sustainability, Vigo Port Authority
  • Bernard Malherbe, Director Project Development, Jan De Nul Group
  • Mark Simmonds, Policy Manager, British Ports Association
  • Niels Kiersgard, Port Engineer Manager, LINDO port of ODENSE A/S
  • MATEJ SOCUVKA, Production Manager, PROGROUPE
  • Frits Van Den Boogaard, Business Development Manager, ROYAL SMALS NV


Venue to be confirmed
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Venue : Provided after registration, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-19129