Peter de Pooter
Peter de Pooter graduated in 1990 with a MSc in Civil Engineering at the University of Ghent (Belgium). He worked in the engineering and construction industry for more than 10 years before joining the Jan De Nul Group in 2003. Since then he has been employed as Engineering Manager on the offshore project Sakhalin II in Sakhalin (Russia) and as Project Manager on several offshore projects. Presently he is working as Project Manager of the manifa Field Causeway and Island Construction Project in Saudi Arabia.
Articles By Peter de Pooter
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.
When the trials at the Port of Sudan to open a trench with explosives were unsuccessful, trenching equipment – a backhoe dredger with a rock bucket and a TSHD with a new generation of ripper-draghead – was brought in to accomplish the task.