Gerard van Raalte
Gerard van Raalte graduated from Delft University of Technology in 1976 with a MSc in Civil Engineering (Coastal). He worked for 2 years as Project Engineer for Delft Geotechnics, followed by 8 years for Breejenbout Dredging Company. In 1986 he moved to Hydronamic bv, Port & Waterway Engineers, a subsidiary of Royal Boskalis Westminster. In 1996-97 he was assigned to Øresund Tunnel Contractors, contributing to the development of the Marine Works.
Articles By Gerard van Raalte
Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) as stipulated in EU habitats legislation can sometimes lead to complications during port expansion projects.
EU environmental law and international conventions are not always compatible. The European Dredging Association makes its case on when and why dredged material should not be considered waste.
A new technique combines two essential but difficult tasks in underwater construction - accurately depositing and then levelling bulk materials.