David Kinlan holds a BSc in Quantity Surveying. Since 1991 he has been employed in the Legal Department of Ballast Nedam Dredging. He was stationed at the Pelepas Project as Contracts Manager.
Articles By David Kinlan
Variations are essential in dredging contracts and they have the potential to generate extra costs and pose significant delay to projects. So, what is the best way to go about reaching a fair valuation in variations in dredging contracts?DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 297,96 KB
FIDIC Conditions of Contract books are essential to the dredging industry. There is a whole suite of contracts for stakeholders to choose from to suit their needs. Discover when and why these contracts were made.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 441,58 KB
Allowing for dredging beyond the design dredge depth maybe a necessity. And that means ensuring that payment for overdredging is not an afterthought, but clearly specified in the contract.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 495,89 KB
Unexpected costs resulting from fluctuations in prices for raw materials,fuel and labour can add extra financial risks for dredging contractors and clients.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 944,84 KB
Standard dredging contracts do not necessarily take into account “unforeseeable” soil conditions which can cause serious financial uncertainties. The time to consider these issues is before work commences.DOWNLOAD PDF Document | 1,18 MB