2018 EUDA 25th Anniversary – Annual Conference at Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels

15 November 2018
This year, the European Dredging Association (“EuDA”) celebrated its 25th Anniversary. The high-level event we organised, took place in the prestigious Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels, on Thursday 15 November 2018 at 10.00am.
In order to celebrate this important milestone in the lifetime of an Association, EuDA was honoured with the presence of Mrs Maria Asenius, Head of Cabinet of Cecilia Malmström Commissioner for Trade.
Then EuDA gave the floor to high level stakeholders to present their views on some of our most impressive projects.
The conference was followed by a networking cocktail and a festive luncheon.
View the Conference Programme in detail and the Conference Attendance List.
Welcome and Opening:
  • Mr Alan Lievens
    EuDA Chairman
Keynote Speech:
  • European Trade Strategy: overview of future perspectives
    European Commission
    Head of Cabinet to EU Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström
    Maria Åsenius
European Dredgers adding Value Worldwide:
  • Moderation: Dr Marc Gramberger, PROSPEX Managing Director
    “Short introduction of the conference theme and speakers..
Adding Value to Global Logistics
  • Presentation of the expansion of the Suez Canal.
    Suez Canal Authority and Suez Canal Economic Zone
    H.E. Admiral Mohab Mameesh, Chairman
Adding Value to Global Environment
  • Presentation of Building with Nature projects worldwide.
    Wetlands International
    Mrs Jane Madgwick, CEO
Adding Value to Global Society
  • Presentation of the Sigma Plan and new perspectives for coastal defences worldwide.
    Flemish Waterway NV
    Ir Wim Dauwe
    Head of Department Maritime Schelde and Sea Canal

2017 EUDA Annual Conference at Stanhope Hotel Brussels

15 November 2017

2016 EuDA Annual Conference, at Stanhope Hotel Brussels
New Opportunities for the European Dredgers?

15 November 2016

PIANC’s ‘Think Climate’ coalition
UN FCCC COP 21 Paris

30 November-6 December 2015

2015 EuDA Annual General Meeting Conference, at Stanhope Hotel Brussels
'State Aid and Tied Aid'
Different Approaches to Global Competition

17 November 2015

ACI’s European Dredging Summit, Antwerp, Belgium
‘Gaining Project Approval, welcoming efficient & environmentally-sensitive Dredging Operations’
Supported by EuDA

7-8 October 2015

EuDA-CEDA joint Workshop at European Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen
‘Sustainable Dredging Approaches to Climate Change Adaptation’
Solutions from the European Dredging Community

12 May 2015

Innovations improving Maritime Safety, at Port of Zeebrugge

5 March 2015

2014 EuDA Annual General Meeting Conference, at Stanhope Hotel Brussels
'Breaking Trade Barriers Around The World'
Special focus on the World Dredging Markets

13 November 2014

EuDA 20th Anniversary Celebration, at Bibliothèque Solvay
'The European Dredging Industry: A Maritime Success Story'

7 November 2013

EuDA Annual General Meeting Conference, at Stanhope Hotel
'Measures to reduce CO2 Emissions from Shipping'
Review of current Legislation & Policies

14 November 2012

EuDA Annual General Meeting Open-Part, at Sheraton Brussels Airport
'Threats and Opportunities from the Sea'
European Dredgers' contribution to some of the World's biggest Challenges

16 November 2011

Belgian Presidency Event with EuDA
'The European Dredging Industry presented to the European Council Shipping Working Group',
Aalst (BE) & Heusden (NL).

15 December 2010

EuDA Annual General Meeting Open-Part, at Sheraton Brussels Airport
"Man & Nature" Key Sustainable Issues for the European Dredgers

16 November 2010

Workshop on Green Innovations keep the European Dredgers at global leading edge,
Brussels, Silken Hotel.

3 November 2010

Workshop on Dredged Material and the Implementation of the new EU Waste Directive,
Brussels, EuDA offices.

29 April 2010

EuDA Annual General Assembly : Future Developments concerning State Aid to EU Maritime Transport, in the light of the rising threat from China


The 32nd IADC International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place,
in Delft, the Netherlands

15 -19 June 2009

EuDA Workshop 'Emissions' Presentations, Brussels, Belgium

6 November 2008

30th International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation, Delft, The Netherlands

16 - 20 June 2008

Black Sea Coastal Association Varna, Bulgaria

25 - 27 September 2007

Seminar on Ports and Habitats

20 March 2003

Workshop "Waterways of Tomorrow"

09 December 2003