Vincent van Gool

Vincent van Gool (MSc) graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Delft University of Technology (the Netherlands). As Production and Planning Engineer of the Melbourne Channel Deepening Project, he was responsible for the project schedule, for monitoring the vessel performance and for proposing improvements to maximise production outputs. As R&D Engineer he was involved in the development of the ripper dragheads.

 

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Articles By Vincent van Gool

Dredging Rock with a Hopper Dredger: The Road to the Ripper Draghead
Dredging Rock with a Hopper Dredger: The Road to the Ripper Draghead

Research, investigations into pickpoints and cutting geometries, predictive models and trials were essential in constructing a ripper draghead that could be placed on a TSHD.

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