Dredging and Port Construction

The only international title focusing on port construction and dredging campaigns

DPC features list including topics, supplements and industry events for 2020. 

In every edition, you will find news, data visualisations, opinion pieces written by industry experts, interviews and a vessel of the month profile.


Low emission technology in dredging

Propulsion, sensors, hybrid drives; etc

Materials reuse: Dredging and the circular economy

The future of port cities

Infrastructure analysis: China

Ad Order Deadline 18/11/2019
Ad Copy Deadline 04/12/2019


Emerging technology

Big data

Automation in ports 

Regional focus: USA, Malawi, and the Arctic

Ad Order Deadline 19/12/2019
Ad Copy Deadline 08/01/2020


Coastal resilience

Combatting the impact of climate change through engineering and fixed installations

Trends in ports: Automation and new equipment used to assist larger vessels and faster turnaround

Infrastructure analysis: China and Canada

Ad Order Deadline 21/01/2020

Ad Copy Deadline 05/02/2020

Extra distribution: IAPH Ports Conference (17- 19 March), Oceanology International (17-19 March)



E-learning, simulators, virtual/augmented reality and other training programmes in the spotlight

Green dredgers: A look at the companies making impressive efforts to reduce their environmental impact

Infrastructure analysis: Egypt, USA

Ad Order Deadline 18/02/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 04/03/2020



Onboard connectivity in the dredging sector allows input from the shore-side and also interactive decision making in real time

Inland dredging: A look at the dredging activities at the world's busiest inland ports (both maintenance dredging and deepening of harbours)

Infrastructure analysis: Australia and New Zealand

Ad Order Deadline 20/03/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 06/04/2020



Changing views on topics such as dredging windows, the London Protocol, sediment handling and environmental restrictions

Infrastructure analysis: West Africa

Ad Order Deadline 20/04/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 05/05/2020

Extra distribution: Posidonia (1-5 June), WEDA dredging summit conference (9-12 June)



Attracting and retaining the younger generation and mapping the future of the sector

Offshore focus: Wind farms, cable laying and pipeline construction requires engineering expertise

Infrastructure analysis: Seychelles

Ad Order Deadline 26/05/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 10/06/2020


Deep sea mining

The latest advances in this emerging field, with a focus on the vessels and techniques used to reduce environmental impact and costs

Seabed mapping: increasing reliance on real time data by cargo vessels and port authorities is spiking demand for seabed monitoring and use of ROVs

Infrastructure analysis: Morocco

Ad Order Deadline 23/06/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 08/07/2020



Carbon emissions: Investigating ways to reduce dredging's emissions 

Large project equipment: A look at the best dredging and port construction equipment available on the market for larger ports taking on expansion projects

Infrastructure analysis: Ethiopia

Ad Order Deadline 21/07/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 05/08/2020

Extra distribution: SMM Germany (8-11 September)


Hydrography report

Modelling and survey technologies are evolving at a rapid pace

Small project focus: a look at the types of equipment best suited to small scale dredging and port construction projects

Infrastructure analysis: UK

Ad Order Deadline 24/08/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 09/09/2020


Trends in dredger maintenance

Condition monitoring: remote maintenance support and balancing the digital vs physical needs of modern ships

Safety in dredging: is the interaction between marine engineers and equipment leading to smoother operations and error reduction

Infrastructure analysis: South America including Panama

Ad Order Deadline 22/09/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 07/10/2020


Information technology

Big data, cyber security, dredging & port software

Land reclamation projects: Ambitious ports and their plans to expand their physical domain

Infrastructure analysis: South East Asia

BONUS: Year in review - The big projects of 2020

Ad Order Deadline 20/10/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 04/11/2020

January 2021

Modern equipment manufacturing

New techniques and innovative materials used in the manufacturing of dredging equipment

Retrofits and renovations: Adapting existing vessels to use new fuel, equipment upgrades and more

Infrastructure analysis: Germany

Ad Order Deadline 17/11/2020
Ad Copy Deadline 02/12/2020

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