A CEDA Dreding Conference

Dredging and Sustainability - How wide is the Gulf?

Conference Day 2: Wednesday, 7th May

May 6 - 7 2008, The Qatar International Exhibition Centre, Doha, Qatar.

0800 Refreshment

Session 4: Case Studies
Chairman – Jos, Claessens, Ministry of Flemish Community, Belgium

0900 Mega reclamations: Challenges for dredging and reclamation
Jan Schaart, Dredging and Marine Contractors, The Netherlands

0930 The realisation of the Ras Laffan port expansion project. The clients’ perspective
Captain Feisal Saad, QP-Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar

1000 The realisation of the Ras Laffan port expansion project – The contractor’s perspective
Jaap Wiersma, Boskalis International, The Netherlands

1030 Coffee

Session 5: Case Studies (cont’d) and Closing Keynote
Chairman – Gerard van Raalte, Hydronamic, The Netherlands

1100 Technical Challenges of the Marine and Reclamation Works at The Pearl, Qatar
Hedwig Vanlishout, Project Director Marine Works “The Pearl Qatar”, Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO), Qatar

1130   Dredging for energy
Noël Pille, Jan De Nul, Belgium

1200 Closing Keynote: Where to obtain dredging and reclamation guidance advice
Nick Bray, Dredging Research, United Kingdom

1230 Close of Conference

1245 Lunch

1345 Technical visit or opportunity to visit the Exhibition

Please note: The organisers reserve the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary. A final programme will be provided to each registrant upon arrival.

Last update: 6 October 2009