European Dredging Summit, 7-8th October 2015

From: ACI

Join ACI’s European Dredging Summit, which will take place on 7th-8th of October 2015 in Antwerp and hear world leading experts examine “Strategies for Trade-Type Dredging Projects”, focusing on:

  • Harbour Extension Environmentally friendly capital dredging project strategies
  • Artificial island & sand motors: a way of port expansion or hampering future port development
  • Navigation channels and turn basins: Dealing with Wrecks, Unexploded Ordnance and other man-made obstacles throughout dredging projects
  • Man-made obstacles are a major concerns for most dredging projects in the EU
  • Discussion of risk analysis, detection and removal strategies throughout a project, from identification to completion
  • Dealing with unexpected findings
  • Supervision and quality control

Some of the confirmed speakers include:

  • Paris Sansoglou, Secretary General, European Dredging Association
  • Khalid Bichou, Managing Director,K Bichou & Associates Ltd
  • Edward De Broe, Chief Engineer, Dredging Department,Antwerp Port Authority
  • Bernard Malherbe,Director Project Development and Conceptual Design, Jan De Nul NV
  • Stefaan Ides, Research Engineer Infrastructure Department, Research & Development Division, Antwerp Port Authority


Some of the Attendees:

Port Authorities, Harbour Masters, Port Managers, Bulk Terminals Managers, Project Owners, Local Authorities, Government Officials, Environmental Managers, Approvals Managers, Marine Engineers, Geotechnical Engineers, Infrastructure Managers, Operations Managers, Port Engineers, Hydrographic Surveyors/ Geologists, Civil/ Environmental Engineers.

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