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The Palm projects in Dubai Hosts Dredging Association Dinner

Travel News Asia 27 October 2003

The Palm projects in Dubai recently played host to a dinner for participants of the 'Dredging and Reclamation' conference held in Dubai by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC). The dinner, which was held on the viewing terrace of The Palm Sales Centre, concluded the week-long conference.

From the dinner venue delegates were able to enjoy an uninterrupted view over The Palm, Jumeriah, which is nearing reclamation completion. Each of The Palms will comprise of approximately 100 million cubic meters of rock and sand and take approximately two years each to be fully reclaimed.


The Palm projects in Dubai Hosts Dredging Association Dinner
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The conference delegates came from the Gulf, India, Far East and Europe and included key staff and decision makers of Port Management and Public Authorities. The aim of the conference was to help these executives understand the need for dredging, the process by which the decision to dredge is reached and how a dredging project is implemented.

The IADC dredging course has been going for 11 years now and has previously been held in the Netherlands, Singapore, Argentina and Egypt.

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