Ports & Harbours

Ports are infrastructure intended for the purporse of vessels docking to load and unload goods or people. Harbours are bodies of water where ships, boats and barges can be docked. Ports and harbours may be situated along coastal or in-land waterways.

Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure
Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure

The book Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure gives state-of-the-art guidance on how to design, implement and manage a water infrastructure project with a dredging component to project owners, regulators, consultants, designers and contractors.

Webinar: Safety - Vehicle Movements
Safety: Vehicle Movements (on demand)

Presented by Mr Dries de Paepe and Mr Kristof Van Gysel from Jan De Nul, the safety webinar is about Vehicle Movements. Experts in the subject, the speakers will provide insights on how operational control is obtained when dealing with heavy machinery.

‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’
Interview: ‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’

The International Association of Ports and Harbors’s Patrick Verhoeven discusses the major topics facing the world’s ports as they prepare for the future as well as ways ports can adapt to the ever-growing scale increase of ships.

A Guide to Cost Standards for Dredging Equipment 2009

A joint venture between IADC and CIRIA, the publication A guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 offers a benchmark to establish the capital and related costs of various types of dredging plant and equipment commonly in use within the industry.

Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimisation

The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.

Hydraulic Fill Manual

This manual, a first of its kind, is an ideal reference for all involved in the development of such infrastructure projects.

An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimising Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports
An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimising Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports

The continuing surge in vessel sizes is putting increased pressure on port authorities worldwide. Experts recount the implementation of innovative modelling for maintaining channel depths at the ports of Brisbane and Geelong, Australia.