Sponsors & Partners 2017

Sponsors 2017


Reputed for successfully completing noteworthy projects, we pride ourselves in providing flexible, cost-effective and on-time solutions for our valued clients. Every time.
We have a strong reputation for delivering high quality projects and services, in addition to liaising closely with shareholders to produce the best possible outcomes for clients, staff and the environment.
Supported by an impressively large fleet of dredgers and support vessels, we have the professionalism and motivation to operate anywhere in the world, and the capability to overcome even the most challenging site conditions.
Through our concerted initiatives over the years, we have raised the industry benchmark and are today a respected name in our sphere of business.



Damen is an international shipyard group but, at heart, we are still a family company. Whatever we do – whether it’s in our building activities or our services – we always aim to match our customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.

We operate in every market where we see an opportunity to improve, innovate or invest. How do we build better boats? We listen carefully to our customers and we invest a great deal in innovation, research and development.




Marine ingenuity is Van Oord’s signature and the foundation of our success. The knowledge and experience gained throughout our long history are sources of inspiration as we journey into the future. Dedicated, and with a thirst for knowledge, we are happy to face our continuously changing surroundings. Ingenuity is the spark that lights the spirit of Van Oord’s professionals.


Your partner in heavy duty cycle and dredging cranes. MTECK knows that every client has different specific demands concerning a machine. Together with our clients, we construct the best machine possible for any application. Cooperating with various relations besides our own engineering services leads to a guaranteed short delivery time. As a customer you will be closely involved during the whole process of development and construction of your investment.



Ambitious, eager to learn and focused on the best possible solution for our customers. We set the bar high at Hydrauvision. We realise total solutions with hydraulic drive technology. We look further than the beaten path and are on the lookout for opportunities and possibilities that present themselves. Many of the systems that we have developed include innovations and are new on the market. This makes us front-runners in our services and in the solutions we accomplish.
Hydrauvision was established in 1973. We have grown to become a leading specialist in the area of complete hydraulic drives and the related controls. We operate in all sectors where drive technology plays a pivotal role. We design, build and realise turnkey systems for the most diverse of issues with the combination of high-quality engineering, inventiveness and perseverance.


HYDAC is a specialist in hydraulic systems for every branch. Innovative, flexible and focused on the best possible solution for hydraulic challenges in offshore, offshore wind, dredging and maritime technologies. Through our specialization in the design and manufacturing of hydraulic components, advanced hydraulic systems and associated control systems, we are the partner for your project, innovative product or system. Are you facing a hydraulic challenge then Hydac is the partner you are looking for. Hydac is specialized in the innovation, engineering, development, simulation, controls, production and service of complex hydraulic systems. Our dedicated and experience team guarantees the best possible solution for your problem, from standard to custom made systems and power packs for every application and in particular systems for the offshore (wind) market. You can contact us for hydraulic components, complete hydraulic systems including their control systems and for service of these components and systems. We are the partner that anticipates your needs, takes its responsibilities seriously and supplies quality. For dedicated service all around the globe you can contact us. We are flexible, focused on results and can take such problems off your hands. Hydac operates worldwide and has engineering and production facilities in the Netherlands in Apeldoorn (Hycom), Drachten and Enschede (HydroDynamics).



iPS offers employment of multinational personnel worldwide. Since 1988, iPS has been supplying personnel to the international Maritime and Dredging industry and is renowned as a qualified point of contact. Over the years iPS has expanded its expertise into other sectors which include Energy and Civil. Bringing people together in these industries is what we do. We are dedicated to build relationships. iPS – Powerful People’s headquarters is in Capelle aan den IJssel, near Rotterdam, the Netherlands and we also have a wide range of overseas offices and agencies in, amongst others, the UK, United Arab Emirates, Mexico, Germany and Lithuania. Thanks to our immense international network, iPS is able to offer solutions for personnel problems and get the job done. Always.



Alia Instruments is a builder of production monitoring equipment for the maritime and mining industry. Our innovative non-nuclear density meter for slurry offers accurate real-time data, allowing clients to truly optimize their production while eliminating the costs of RSO certifications and the disposal of hazardous materials.


In an ever-changing political and economic landscape, Royal IHC enables its customers to execute complex projects from sea level to ocean floor in the most challenging of maritime environments. We are a reliable supplier of innovative and efficient equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets. With a history steeped in Dutch shipbuilding since the mid-17th Century, we have in-depth knowledge and expertise of engineering and manufacturing high-performance integrated vessels and equipment, and providing sustainable services. We are able to ensure a local presence and support on every continent. Dredging operators, oil and gas corporations, offshore contractors, mining houses and government authorities all over the world benefit from IHC’s high-quality solutions and services.



IADC stands for “International Association of Dredging Companies” and is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in general. IADC has over one hundred main and associated members. Together they represent the forefront of the dredging industry.

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