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Platinum Sponsor

Rohde Nielsen

Rohde Nielsen operates worldwide as a general contractor, as well as a subcontractor. We strive to retain our position as one of the largest independent dredging and marine contractors in Europe and to be a preferred partner in dredging projects worldwide. We work with nature, performing beach nourishment, land reclamation, port development, capital- and maintenance dredging, rock installation, and offshore-related works. We create growth and promote welfare and safety all over the world.

With more than 50 years of experience carrying out marine dredging projects, Rohde Nielsen has preserved, restored, and developed the coasts and ports of the world. We strive to enhance the positive effects of our activities to continuously improve the well-being of the natural environment.

Rohde Nielsen runs a modern fleet of more than 45 specially built, versatile vessels, operating all over the world. Whether it is close to shore or offshore, we offer a broad variety of vessels, fitted with the latest technology.

Gold Sponsors

Van Oord

Van Oord is a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and, for over 150 years, have been helping to create the infrastructure for the world of tomorrow.

The demand for energy continues to rise and society needs a sustainable energy system. Van Oord provides innovative solutions for worldwide maritime challenges, both now and in the future.

Van Oord is a Dutch-based, independent family business, which is characterised by visible leadership, long-term vision and a sound financial position. Substantial investments in people and equipment are made with great care to ensure the continuity of our business.

Silver Sponsor


For over 140 years, we are a leading international provider of advanced solutions to the civil, geotechnical and environmental construction markets. We deliver innovative, long-lasting and environmentally friendly solutions, from retaining walls to hydraulic works and from rockfall mitigation systems to soil reinforcement.For over 140 years, we are a leading international provider of advanced solutions to the civil, geotechnical and environmental construction markets. We deliver innovative, long-lasting and environmentally friendly solutions, from retaining walls to hydraulic works and from rockfall mitigation systems to soil reinforcement.


Together with customers, partners and colleagues, we shape a future where people and societies grow and flourish. We do that by co-creating sustainable and beautiful solutions that improve the quality of life for people today and many generations ahead.

Our starting point is gaining a deep understanding of our customers, their aspirations and concerns. This is what sets us apart and how we deliver long-term value.

Primarily located in Scandinavia, the UK, North America and India, we are currently 7,500 people, who offer our expertise in engineering, architecture, energy and environment.


Niras is a value-driven, multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy fundamentally committed to sustainable progress and service delivery.

Through our more than 7,000 current projects, we provide a great contribution to meeting the Sustainable Development Goals. In our own day-to-day work, we emphasise accountability and ethics.

We are a signatory to the UN Global Compact and a member of the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC). Consequently, we are committed to upholding a number of international principles.


DHI are the first people you should call when you have a tough challenge to solve in a water environment – be it a river, a reservoir, an ocean, a coastline, or an aquifer.

Our knowledge of water environments is second-to-none. It represents 50 years of dedicated research and real-life experience from more than 140 countries. We strive to make this knowledge globally accessible to clients and partners by channelling it through our local teams and unique software.

Our world is water. So whether you need to save water, share it fairly, improve its quality, quantify its impact or manage its flow, we can help. Our knowledge, combined with our team's expertise and the power of our technology, holds the key to unlocking the right solution.


Ridgeway are the main distributor of the Kyowa Filter Unit Rockbags designed specifically to mitigate against erosion and scouring processes in the offshore marine environment. Since 2011 Ridgeway have been the main driver behind the promotion and distribution of this new and innovative scour protection measure throughout the UK and are now the principle distributor of the product in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Bronze Sponsors


Deltares is a leading (not-for-profit) and internationally operating specialist consultancy and applied research institute in the field of water and subsurface. Deltares is an independent foundation under Dutch law.
Throughout the world, we work on innovative solutions and applications for people, environment and society. Our main focus is on deltas, coastal regions and river basins.
‘Enabling delta life’ is our mission and ambition. We apply our top-level knowledge in order to provide innovative and sustainable solutions for global issues relating to water and the subsurface. We focus on the use of these essential resources and the associated risks.


Engineering and design excellence have been at the core of Ramboll’s expertise since 1945.

We combine in-depth engineering and design expertise with strategic consultancy delivering design, construction, and maintenance solutions in water, energy, and transport infrastructure. Ramboll´s design approach involves co-creating with Client and engaging with relevant stakeholders to develop tailored solutions that successfully meet Client ambition and end user needs.



Proserve & HUESKER

Proserve has over 50 years’ experience with the design, supply and installation support of geotextile formed concrete for the global market, providing concrete mattress for effective scour protection in new and existing Ports. The HUESKER Group is the world's leading manufacturer of geosynthetics and industrial textiles with over 160 years’ experience. Its products and services provide solutions for the business areas such as Earthworks and Foundations, Roads and Pavements, Environmental Engineering and Hydraulic Engineering. Combining expertise with HUESKER for berth scour protection, Proserve provide customised solutions using HUESKER’s uniquely woven Incomat formwork.


With 500 employees and customers in more than 60 countries worldwide, the Naue Group is one of the leading international manufacturers of geotechnical construction materials. Under the guiding principle "Building on sustainable ground", Naue develops sustainable solutions for areas as diverse as hydraulic engineering, scour protection, erosion protection, flood protection and civil engineering. Customers from various industries rely on the system solutions, services and products of the family-owned company headquartered in Espelkamp, East Westphalia, Germany.


ECOncrete Ecological Scour Protection (Droplock) and Marine Mattress solutions provide a unique range of commercial and ecological benefits. The Droplock represents a breakthrough advance in scour protection design by integrating ECOncrete's validated nature-positive concrete technology and eco-engineering expertise. By design, the units are made to interlock to reduce the scour protection footprint compared to rock and to minimize the amount of material required, while optimizing the creation of habitats for diverse species. Droplock is a cost-effective alternative to rocks, designed to meet standard methods of deployment, and the units are mass-produced on- or near-site in standard concrete dry-casting procedures by local providers.