Eric Peeters received his Bachelor’s degree in Hydrographic Surveying in 1998. He has been working as a project surveyor for Van Oord for over 14 years on projects such as Dubai World Island in the UAE and the Ras Laffan Port expansion project in Qatar where he gained experience with the Echoscope 3D sonar. From February 2009 he led the survey team for the rock installation on the hard seawall at Maasvlakte 2. He has also been involved in developing innovative survey techniques like the survey crane “Condor” and the research to determine rock quantities with various survey methods. In March 2012 he became the head of the survey department at Maasvlakte 2 where more than 12 surveyors of various nationalities are at work.
Articles By Eric Peeters
To meet the demands of this massive extension, engineers had to think out of the box – utilising Pleistocene sand, recycling rock from an old block dam and inventing new equipment and survey systems.