Interview: Tiedo Vellinga – ‘There should be a shift in the way of thinking about designing infrastructure’
A newly appointed Professor Emeritus at TU Delft and former project manager at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Tiedo Vellinga discusses his role as a bridge between academia and practice and its impact on the direction of port development.
How can the dredging sector join the global shift towards sustainability?
A paradigm shift is being increasingly embraced within the dredging industry. The traditional engineering approach is becoming a holistic approach in which the ecosystem is leading and values for people, profit and planet are integrated in an interdisciplinary manner.
Does Reclamation Pay? Assessing the Socio-Economic Effects of Reclamation Projects
Cost-benefit analysis proves that the economic and social advantages of reclaiming land in populated urban areas is often more positive than stakeholders and investors realise.
Depth-Utilization Analysis for Estimating Economic Activity Supported by Dredging
The 2009 IADC Award for the Best Paper by a younger author evaluates how to prioritize channel maintenance dredging to ensure the safety and economic viability of waterborne transportation.