Edward van Melkebeek

Edward Van Melkebeek obtained his Master Degree in Civil Engineering (1996) and an additional Degree in Industrial Engineering (1997) from the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium. Thereafter, he joined the Jan De Nul Group of Companies in the international operations department. After gaining experience on several offshore projects, he became project manager on the CPC-Taiwan project. At the moment he is working with the Offshore Department in the headoffice of Jan De Nul in Aalst (Belgium).

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Articles By Edward van Melkebeek

Manifa Oil Field: Large Scale Experiences with Breakwaters – An Innovative Approach
Manifa Oil Field: Large Scale Experiences with Breakwaters – An Innovative Approach

Finding a huge quantity of rock for 41 km of causeways and drilling islands and guaranteeing that the quality was sufficient required an extremely well thought-out Quality Management System.

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Pre-Trenching, Pre-Sweeping and Backfilling for the 36" Offshore Pipeline Project in Taiwan
Pre-Trenching, Pre-Sweeping and Backfilling for the 36″ Offshore Pipeline Project in Taiwan

A trailing suction hopper dredger equipped with a deep-dredging installation proved to be extremely versatile and saved the pipelaying project from large delays.

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