Arjan Tanis

Arjan Tanis studied at the Technical College in Dordrecht, and has worked Boskalis since 1998. He is currently senior project engineer on the central technical department and specialist in dredging installations on suction hopper dredgers. He was involved with the Melbourne project from the outset, particularly for the design and mechanical engineering of the test facilities and the ripper draghead.

 

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Articles By Arjan Tanis

Dredging Rock with a Hopper Dredger: The Road to the Ripper Draghead
Dredging Rock with a Hopper Dredger: The Road to the Ripper Draghead

Research, investigations into pickpoints and cutting geometries, predictive models and trials were essential in constructing a ripper draghead that could be placed on a TSHD.

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