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Dredging strategy and technology for port

6th August 2018 - 10th August 2018


! NEW DATE ! from 6th till 10th of August


Course information:

The course goal is to teach the participant how to successfully create new port infrastructure and/or to maintain port access using the best available dredging technologies and strategies. The most common dredging techniques and their application to the different aspects of a typical dredging project (including the preparation, execution as well as follow-up of dredging works) will be explained. Afterwards, the participants will be introduced to real life case studies from all over the world. Successful projects, as well as projects which were faced with larger problems, will be used throughout the seminar to illustrate the do’s and don’ts of a dredging project.


After the seminar, the participant will have acquired the following skills and knowledge: being able to work out an optimal dredging strategy for a specific project, taking into account the local geotechnical conditions and environmental legislation, as well as timing constraints.


What to expect:

An overview of modern dredging techniques and their application; learning how to prepare a dredging project from idea to execution; deciding what is the most appropriate dredging contract.  In addition, the basic principles of sedimentation (why do we need to dredge?) will be taught in order to work out an optimal dredging strategy.


Who should attend:

Port authorities, Port consultants, all those managing contractors,  Senior management and planning department.


What will I learn:

  • Reasons why we need to dredge?
  • Dredging techniques and their application
  • Innovation in dredging technologies
  • Surveying and geotechnical investigations
  • Calculating volumes to dredge
  • Environmental impact of dredging projects
  • Sustainable dredging
  • Monitoring during a dredging project
  • Efficient dredging in muddy environments
  • Dredging contracts: how to optimize them
  • Dredging strategy: do’s and don’ts


Course fees:

The course fee is fixed at 100.000 Rupees per participant and includes course material, lunches, refreshments, coffee and tea during the breaks and the work visits. Participants of Indian Major ports may apply for a special scholarship for attending the courses.


6th August 2018
10th August 2018
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JNPT APEC Training Center
Admin Building, Sheva, Uran
Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400 707 India
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