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2-3 October 2019
Hilton Canary Wharf,
London, UK

Global Dredging Forum

2 day conference on the commercial activities of ports. How to meet the global demands of new vessels and deliver sustainable dredging in an increasingly competitive market.

Inaugural event

We are delighted to announce our inaugural dredging event gathering dredging contractors, ports, terminal operators, authorities, policy makers, environmental agencies to discuss the latest pressing issues in the sector 

What's on the agenda

Here is an early preview of what the forum will offer 

Market analysis

Learn about the latest port expansion projects, capabilities and demands

Find out about market projections - what is the outlook and expectation of maritime energy trade and what does it mean for the infrastructure and growth of the global port network?

Case study examples

Hear lessons learned from recent global dredging projects - both capital and maintenance dredging projects 

Technical and practical aspects of dredging

Get up to speed in the latest technologies and solutions to speed up dredging and ensure your project is cost effective

Environmental factors and sustainable dredging

Understand the environmental impacts on coastal ecology and systems from dredging, and how to approach an environmental risk analysis.

Hear updates on sustainable port practice and reducing emissions, adhering to environmental regulation,  and how climate change and  rising sea levels could impact your port or terminal

Investment and financing projects

Discussions on getting buy in for projects, securing investment and achieving a good ROI on your project  

Project management

Cut through the red tape and understand how the regulatory bodies manage applications and structure licenses

Hear from ports on how they prioritise the factors that lead to maintenance dredging - What is the industry benchmark for when a port should dredge?

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