Interview: Mark van Koningsveld ‘If you focus on primary objectives only, then you will pay in sustainability’
Mark van Koningsveld’s quest for a sustainable dredging industry takes to the front of the classroom as he begins his new role as professor of Ports & Waterways at TU Delft.
Can a project checklist lead to successful dredging management?
A recurring situation observed during the course of a project: the same issues which arise are experienced differently by different parties. A commission was founded to determine the reason and if possible, propose a solution.
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.
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?
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.
Identification of Stakeholders
Identification of Stakeholders
Identifying all stakeholders and bringing them into the project development process as soon as possible is a crucial step in ensuring a successful outcome.
How Clear Communications Benefit Dredging Projects
How Clear Communications Benefit Dredging Projects
Dredging projects impact a wide variety of stakeholders. Over the years dredging contractors and clients have become more aware of the public’s need for information. Keeping clear communications open with all stakeholders, especially the public can benefit dredging projects.
Fair contract conditions and competition
Fair contract conditions and competition
FIDIC Conditions of Contract books are essential to the dredging industry. There is a whole suite of contracts for stakeholders to choose from to suit their needs. Discover when and why these contracts were made.