Know the risk

There is a growing dependence on data to drive development in dredging, which can bring real benefits such as geotagging stretches of the seabed that have been dredged, reducing the power consumption of a draghead, […]

Keeping track of the global sand trade

Malaysia’s decision to ban sand exports in 2018 – even to neighbour Singapore – highlighted the fact that sand is globally becoming a scarce resource. “Researchers need to establish accounting processes for sand flows in, […]

New technology needs deepsea mining

When I attended the Nor-Shipping trade show in Oslo, Norway, in early June, I visited the technology hall to see the companies developing commercial battery solutions tasked with storing power generated by offshore wind turbines. […]

Looking at the other side

In early April, I visited the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to meet with marine engineering companies as well as ports. The unanimous spirit of the business leaders in the UAE is clear; they want to […]

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Explore new avenues

In preparation for DPC‘s focus on Big Data, we ran a poll on what kinds of data companies in dredging collect to improve operations. Responses to this question of the month showed that fuel and environmental […]

A new digital world

The dredging industry is changing and it seems that the people in it, are looking forward to it. When asked in our monthly poll, if the company they worked for uses virtual or augmented reality […]

Getting started

With the new year around the corner, we have introduced a few new sections to the magazine. On page 26, you can find our inaugural instalment of shipyard and vessel profiles. For this month, our […]

Applauding critical change

To celebrate the milestone and the positive changes in the industry and to acknowledge environmental concerns, we created a new category for the DPC Awards, which we have just celebrated, named the DPC Editor’s Award. […]