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1 CENTRAL DREDGING ASSOCIATION - CEDA The leading professional association for dredging serving you and the profession in Africa, Europe and the Middle-East Polite Laboyrie Chairman of CEDA s Environment Commission

2 Update on Cedas Environment Commission Members Mission Strategy Past activities Future plans

3 CEDA: is a vital network for the exchange of knowledge and experiences in dredging is a centre for communication and training about environmental aspects of dredging is a platform for promotion of dredging as a tool for sustainable development

4 Members Olivier Piet FR Gerrard van Raalte NL Gilberto Paixao PR Valeri Penchev BU Igor Liska ICPDR Anna Csiti Lindsay Murray UK Heinz Glindeman GR Anders Jensen DK Helmuth Meyer GR Antonio Navarro SP Hugo de Vlieger BE Emanuelle Zanotto IT

5 Aims of CEC To promote the education and instruction of its members and others in those fields concerned with dredging and dredging- related activities. To generate and disseminate quality information on dredging and associated matters To develop or contribute to the development of guidelines relating to good practice. To stimulate (and join) the initiation of and/or support research relevant to dredging activities To be pro-active in providing expertise in relevant policy making activities To develop closer links with NGOs

6 The big challenges for the dredging world the coming years More people tend to live in low land areas Climate change Shifting economies (China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Russia) working with nature The Energy of the future Modal shift Larger ships (Panama channel)

7 Focus of the CEC More feedback and interaction with members Better profile (advancement notes, guidance, statements) The benefits of dredging Broaden the membership of CEC Pro active in legislation

8 Activities Workshops/seminars Taskgroups Participating in LC, OSPAR, Danube Commission WFD Navigation Task Group Positioning papers Own guides Other guides Environmental Day on Wodcon Best paper award

9 Guides Environmental Aspects of Dredging (IADC/CEDA Guides) Provide a balanced view Lead reader through a state-of-the-art environmental evaluation process Provide access to more detailed references Guidance for managers engineers and environmentalists Guidance for developing countries

10 Environmental Aspects of Dredging Edited by Nick Bray thoroughly rewritten and restructured, contributions from many experts, researchers and professionals (IADC/CEDA Editorial Advisory Board, the CEDA Environment Commission and the EuDA Environmental Committee and numerous IADC, CEDA, EADA and WEDA members

11 London Convention Waste Assessment Guidance. Guidance for the development of Action Lists and Action Levels for Dredged Material WAG Low tech training Workshops Development of guidance for the placement of Artificial Reefs Sience Day on Use of Dredged Material

12 Position Papers Dredging and the Environment Working for society and with nature: Dredging is a necessary activity to sustain and to further develop our water-infrastructure for society. Dredging is of increasing importance not only for development but also for improvement of the environment

13 European Legislation Water Framework Directive Marine Strategy Framework Directive Waste Framework Directive Soil Directive And daughters

14 Environmental Seminars Overall aims with presenting the seminars Education Better legislation Increased efficiency and effectiveness of industry and consultanting engineers

15 Training Based on the CEDA/IADC Guides: IMO/UNEP Workshops –1998: Capetown, South Africa –2002: Kingston, Jamaica –2004: Mombassa, Kenya –2006: Dalian, China DELFT University Post Graduate Programme –2004 May –2006 November –2009 february

16 Environmental Seminars 2005 Lisbon Portugal 2007 Varna Bulgaria CEDA - MSI International Seminar "Dredging and the Environment Tallinn, Estonia October 2008

17 Partnering Sednet Pianc IADC EUDA ESPO PAO

18 Envicom report of the working group 13 on Best Management Practices applied to dredging and dredged material disposal project for protection of the environment. Envicom report of the working group 14 on Dredged Material beneficial use options and constrains. Envicom report of the working group 15 on Dredging and Port construction around Coral Reefs

19 We pass on knowledge that thinks of dredging as a tool for sustainable development and we try to make your job easier by advising governments and international conventions on how to make the environmental legislation workable


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