Introduction in Dredging - Online

For newcomers in the management area of the dredging industry

Gain insight in dredging equipment and deployment, port maintenance and reclamation projects during this two-day introduction. The course is designed for both technical and non-technical management professionals in dredging-related industries.

Learning goals

  • Gain overview of different dredging projects and dredging equipment
  • Set-up of dredging organisation and project teams
  • Select dredging equipment based on project types and soil characteristics
  • Calculate the production of dredge equipment
  • Identify the dredging constraints in relation to dredging project and equipment


The following topics will be covered during the two day

  • Introduction
  • Definitions
  • History & Market
  • Common projects
  • Dredging Equipment & Deployment
  • Project constraints
  • Site conditions & Hydrographic Survey
  • Environmental conditions
  • Soil characteristics
  • Determination of production
  • Calculation of costs
  • Contracts, environment and constraints
  • Departments, roles & functions in the dredging industry


The training will consist of (guest) lectures, workshops and group discussions. The participants will get individual and group assignments. The training will be executed online making use of MS Teams.



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