Hugo De Vlieger
Hugo De Vlieger started his career with the Belgian-based DEME in 1973. He has coordinated dredging operations in Zeebrugge, as well as inMalaysia, Singapore and Venezuela. In May 1989 as Managing Director he started up SILT NV. Since July 1993 he has been General Manager at SILT.
Articles By Hugo De Vlieger
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.
Innovative techniques to stabilise soft soil open new options for the management of fine-grained material disposal sites and reuse of these areas.