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Start a new journey and create a new future --- the 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference of China was closed successfully

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After a one-and-half day academic discussion and communication in six fantastic seminars, the closing ceremony of the 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference of China was held on the morning of 29th November 2017. Mr. Padman, Chairman of WODA and EADA, presented Award for Special Contribution to the Asian Dredging Industry---the first top award for Asia’s dredging industry to CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. a centennial company at the closing ceremony. Mr. Wang Haihuai, President of CHIDA, and Vice President of CCCC, made an important speech at the end of closing ceremony. 


Closing Ceremony

The closing ceremony was hosted by Mr. Hou Xiaoming, Director of the Expert Committee of Dredging Technology of CHIDA and President of CCCC-SDC.

Mr. Hou Xiaoming, Director of the Expert Committee of Dredging Technology of CHIDA and President of CCCC-SDC.

This year is the 120th anniversary of the establishment of Tianjin Dredging Company. To commend the historic contributions of Tianjin Dredging Company and promote the sustainable development of the Asian dredging industry, Mr. Padman, Chairman of WODA and EADA, presented Award for Special Contribution to the Asian Dredging Industry---the first top award for Asia’s dredging industry to CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd., which made outstanding contribution to Asia’s dredging industry.


Mr. Padman, Chairman of WODA and EADA


In his award speech, Mr. Padman mentioned that TDC has made important contributions to the constructions of many modern ports and channels in China, Asia and all around the world, achieving an extraordinary reputation for the Chinese and Asian dredging industry. Today, TDC remains vigorous and energetic and has become a landmark enterprise in the Asian dredging history, proving worthy of the pride of the Asian dredging industry. TDC also represents the noble spirit of the world dredging industry and receives widespread respect and esteem.

It is the first time for the Eastern Dredging Association to issue Award for Special Contribution to the Asian Dredging Industry. He believes it will be a new beginning for the award recipient and colleagues in the Eastern Dredging Association. He also hopes that TDC and Eastern Dredging Association will work together to make new contributions to the creation of a beautiful new world.


In order to encourage innovation and progress across the industry, CHIDA initiated the campaigns of “Top 10 Creative Projects in the New Century of China’s Dredging Industry”, " Top 10 Technological Innovations in the New Century of China’s Dredging Industry” and " Award for Outstanding Young Talent of China’s Dredging Industry " for the first time. And CHIDA has received positive response and support from the whole industry. The decision of award is made by the Expert Committee of Dredging Technology based on the selections at different levels and the consideration and approval of the president’s office meeting.



Mr. Tian Junfeng, deputy director of Expert Committee of Dredging Technology of CHIDA, senior expert of China’s dredging industry, deputy general manager of CCCC Science and Technology Department, announced CHIDA’s decision on the awarding of Top 10 Creative Projects and Top 10 Technological Innovations in the New Century of China’s Dredging Industry and released the selecting results.


Mr. Xu Degui, vice chairman of CHIDA and president of Dalian Dianfeng Group, announced CHIDA’s decision on the awarding of the 2017 Young Talents of China’s Dredging Industry and released the selecting results.


The conference received 182 domestic and international papers. Through phase I and II of the review process carried out by the CHIDA Technological Experts Committee, the National Dredging Experts Committee, and confirmed by the CHIDA Council Extended Work Meeting, CHIDA decided to issue the “Award for Excellent Paper of the 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference of China” to 20 papers.

Mr. Li Haijun, vice president of CHIDA and general manager of Jiangsu Juxin Petroleum Steel Tube Company, announced the decision on the commendation of Excellent Papers of the 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference of China and the awardees.


The awardees received their valuable awards from distinguished guests including Mr. Wang Haihuai, chairman of CHIDA and vice president of CCCC; Mr. Padman, Chairman of WODA and EADA; Mr. Wang Jingquan, honorary chair of the CHIDA Technological Experts Committee and Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering; and Mr. Zhong Wenwei, vice chairman and president of CCCC-TDC.







In the end of the conference, Mr. Wang Haihuai, chairman of CHIDA, gave the closing address. He first expressed sincere gratitude to the delegates from members countries of WODA, Chairman Padman, and all the international guests. He warmly congratulated CCCC-TDC on the Award for Special Contribution to the Asian Dredging Industry. Mr. Wang also congratulated the awardees of “Top 10 Creative Projects and Top 10 Technological Innovations in the New Century of China’s Dredging Industry” and “Outstanding Young Talent of China’s Dredging Industry.”

Chairman Wang Haihuai pointed out that the conference focused on the development direction of “ecological dredging and the new ecology of dredging;” demonstrated the innovative spirit that the dredging industry replies on to pass on; promoted the development of the new dredging industrial chain and new cooperative community; and further improved the influence of the dredging industry.


Mr. Wang Haihuai, chairman of CHIDA


Dredging is an industry that closely relates to economy, society, ecology, and people’s livelihood. In the era during which world is undergoing fundamental changes, the new technology revolution is generating enormous momentum, and the international society is seeking for a comprehensive, quality, and sustainable development, the dredging industry is facing multiple challenges in aspects of market, environment, and technology, which also bring about new requirement, new opportunity, and new energy.

The new era of China’s dredging industry and the Asian dredging industry is an era of evolution, innovation, cooperation, environmentalism, and sharing. The new future requires us to accelerate the evolution of concept, technology, and operating mode based on the changes in the market requirement to build a vigorous new business environment; it requires us to establish a new green system of industry and technology based on the basic principle of “harmony between human and nature”; it requires us to focus on the global economic environment, enhance the international and inter-industrial cooperation and establish a new relationship; it requires us to form a harmonious relationship between enterprise and society to  reaffirm the foundation of sustainable dredging.

Dredging is an industry that brings about prosperity and beauty. I believe the Chinese and world dredging community will continue to evolve and prosper.

At last, Chairman Wang Haihuai announced the conclusion of the the 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference of China.