CEDA turbidity limits working group

The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Working Group on Turbidity Limits (WGETL) has begun its research.

Turbidity limits are often encountered by the dredging industry around the world and significant resources are used to comply with them. It is important that imposed turbidity limits are optimised to protect the environment. By setting realistic limits, monitoring can be made more cost effective.

The new CEDA working group consists of 13 members representing contractors, consultants, researchers and contract holders. Their task will be to prepare a CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging. The aim of the paper will be to facilitate knowledge exchange and provide support for legislators and others in setting correct thresholds. The paper is scheduled for publication in June 2019.

By Larz Bourne

Latest Press Releases

Damen’s first Fishing Seminar success as new leasing fund welcomed by South African fishing community

Damen’s first Fishing Seminar, held in Cape Town, was heralded a great success, with more than 60 pa... Read more

Naviera Integral signs contract with Damen for its 15th Fast Crew Supplier FCS 5009

Leading Mexican offshore contractor Naviera Integral has signed a contract with the Damen Shipyards ... Read more

Société Nouvelle de Remorquage et de Travaux Maritimes signs contract with Damen Shipyards Group

Damen Shipyards Group has recently signed a contract with Société de Remorquage et de Travaux Mariti... Read more

Damen holds surplus material auction as part of sustainability drive

Damen Shipyards Group’s commitment to sustainability sees the company regularly considering new init... Read more

Damen announces new service accommodation and transfer vessel

Damen Shipyards Group has recently announced a new design. The Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 3410 service... Read more

View all