Learning goals

  • gain overview of different dredging projects and dredging equipment
  • set-up of dredging organization and project teams
  • select dredging equipment based on project types and soil characteristics
  • sain insight in project phases
  • identify the dredging constrains in relation to dredging project and equipment.

Location and duration

This is a digital training and will be given to you via an MS Teams environment.  The online course will take four half-days online. Times of the course will depend on the region of the majority of the participants.  

Note: we can customize and personalize this, or any other, training to your specific needs and wishes. Contact us for more information.

Learning structure

The digital training will consist of technical lectures, workshops and group discussions. The participants will get individual and group assignments.

Training topics

The following topics will be covered during this training:

Introduction

  • definition
  • history
  • market

Projects

  • port maintenance
  • land reclamation
  • dredge mining
  • life-cycle of a project

Dredging equipment & components

  • trailing suction hopper dredgers
  • cutter suction dredgers
  • mechanical dredgers

Project constrains

  • site conditions
  • environmental conditions
  • soil characteristics

Equipment selection

  • determination of dredger production
  • calculation of dredger costs
     
Whiteboard introduction to dredging
Introduction to dredging
Magnifying glass dredging

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  • Kirsten Orsel

    Event Coordinator, IHC Training Institute (ITI)

Introduction to dredging online

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