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DPC Rising Star Award 2017

DPC’s Rising Star Award 2017.


As you may be aware, this year will see the second annual DPC Innovation Awards, taking place at a formal Awards Dinner, in London, UK in November 2017.Celebrating 50 years, IHS Dredging and Port Construction magazine has been involved with, and reported on, the industry – the people, the vessels, the companies, the projects, the equipment and the technology. In a world where recession and regulation has profound effects on the industry, DPC believes it is important to recognise those – whether companies or individuals – who change the industry through new ideas, processes, technology or equipment. The DPC Innovation Awards program will consist of 13 categories looking at the most innovative and forward-thinking projects – and people – that the industry has to offer and will bring together the best of the dredging and port construction sector.

One of the 13 categories is the Rising Star category.

Who is eligible for the Rising Star Award?
This Award goes to a person who already has shown outstanding achievement in the maritime arena; they will have at least five years’ experience in maritime and have shown demonstrable leadership in the following areas: initiative, drive and consistently going the extra mile. Candidates may not self-nominate; each candidate should have a primary proposer and at least one additional referee supporting the nomination.

Nomination form


Closing date: September 8th 2017.

The Rising Star Award is an excellent opportunity to recognise the accomplishments of a young colleague  in front of the international dredging community and to inspire for even further achievements.

Feel free to contact me (youngceda@dredging.org) if you should wish to have further information and/or clarification about the Award itself and/or about the nomination process.

Peter de Looze
Chairman Young CEDA