In this session, Alkwin Landewee of Boskalis will inform you why it is important for a successful dredging project to do a good survey and site investigation, based on his own experiences in Manila in the Philippines.

TITLE

The importance of survey and site investigation of project sites and sand borrow areas.

SUMMARY

To make a dredging project successful, survey and site investigation are essential. What is involved to do this properly? Think of permits, weather conditions and what kind of equipment you need. How do you convince a client that survey and site investigation are the key to a successful execution of the project? These are just a few of the topics that will be covered in this live webinar.

FOR WHOM

Anyone interested in all aspects of dredging and land reclamation.

LEVEL

No prior knowledge is necessary.

THE SPEAKER

Alkwin Landewee, Regional Manager, Boskalis International is a Bachelor of Science in Land and Water Management with over 20 years’ experience in the dredging and land reclamation industry. After climbing up the ranks working on projects during the first 10 years of his career with Boskalis, he has held general management positions in Mexico, Nigeria and Singapore since 2011. Currently in his role as Regional Manager for Boskalis in Singapore, he is responsible for the commercial and operational activities in Asia.

ABOUT THE PROJECT: MANILA BAY, THE PHILIPPINES

The project involves the reclamation of approximately 360 hectares through the construction of three artificial islands according to international standards to ensure a safe living environment. The islands have been designed to withstand potential large earthquakes. In addition, shore protection works are designed to withstand typhoons.

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