CEDA Dredging Days 2009

CEDA Dredging Days 2009 Programme

5 - 6 November 2009, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

DAY 1: Thursday, 5 November 2009

08:00-09:30 Registration, Morning Coffee, Dredging Exhibition

09.30 Opening address: Jensen A, CEDA President

09.35 Introductory Remarks
van Rhee C - Chairman Technical Papers Committee, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

09.45 Keynote Speech: Regulatory challenges for shipping - a shipowner's view
Hinchliffe P - Marine Director, International Chamber of Shipping, UK

10.15 Coffee and tea served in the exhibition area

10.45-12.40 SESSION 1: Dredging Tools and Increasingly Stricter Environmental Regulations
Chair: Pennekamp JGS - Deltares, The Netherlands

10.45 Storage capacity optimisation of tailing ponds by means of mechanical dewatering
Pensaert S and Van de Velde K - DEC, Belgium

11.10 Maasvlakte 2: Construction process and associated environmental monitoring
Vellinga T and Borst WG - Port of Rotterdam Authority, The Netherlands

11.35 CO2 index: matching the dredging industry's needs to IMO legislation
van de Ketterij RG - IHC Merwede - MTI Holland, The Netherlands
Stapersma D - Delft University of Technology and Netherlands Defense Academy, The Netherlands
Kramers CHM and Verheijen LTG - IHC Dredgers, The Netherlands

12.00 Turbidity measurements: a tool for environmental dredging under strict environmental controls. Case study: Port of Marina di Carrara, Italy, site of national interest
Melito I - Port Authority of Marina di Carrara, Italy
Capuozzo B and Boeri C - Jan De Nul Italia, Italy
Callaert B and Herman S - Envisan, Belgium

12.25 Discussion

12.40-14.00 Lunch served in The Lounge Restaurant on the 1st floor, followed by coffee and tea in the dredging exhibition

14.00-15.45 SESSION 2: Dredging Tools and Extreme Conditions
Chair: Claessens J - Flemish Dutch Scheldt Commission, The Netherlands

14.00 Femern Baelt Fixed Link calling
Iversen CIV and Lykke SLY - Femern Baelt, Denmark

14.20 Towards an LCC approach in the dredging industry
Paauw J and Alvarez Grima M - MTI Holland, The Netherlands
Peters J - IHC Systems, The Netherlands
De Boom M and Claessens S - DEME, Belgium
van Dijk J - IHC Parts & Services, The Netherlands

14.40 Dredging rock with a hopper dredger: the road to the ripper draghead
Neelissen RFJ and Tanis A - Royal Boskalis Westminster, The Netherlands
van Gool VC - Boskalis Australia, Australia

15.00 Phosphorite mining: a bridge between dredging and deepsea mining
de Jonge LJ - IHC Merwede, The Netherlands
Hogeweg A - MTI Holland, The Netherlands

15.20 Discussion

15.30 Update on CEDA Environment Commission (CEC) activities
Laboyrie P - Chairman CEC, Rijkswaterstaat, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, Centre for Public Works, The Netherlands

15.45 Coffee and tea served in the exhibition area

16.15-17.15 SESSION 3: CEO Forum
Moderator: van Rhee C - Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

CEO Panel:
Kips B - Managing Director, IHC Beaver Dredgers, the Netherlands
Lundhus P - Managing Director, Femern Baelt, Denmark
van Oord K - Chairman International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), The Netherlands
Garcia J F - European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and Transport, Maritime Transport & Ports Policy; Maritime Security

17.15 Annual General Meeting of CEDA

18.00-19.00 CEDA Netherlands Reception (invitation only)

Day 2: Friday 6 November

08.30 - 9.00 Morning coffee, dredging exhibition

09.00-10.40 SESSION 4: Academic Session
Chair: Malherbe B - Jan De Nul, Belgium

09.00 Water jets surrounded by an air film - experimental research
Vinke F and Talmon AM - Delft University of Technology
Nobel A - Royal Boskalis Westminster
The Netherlands

09.25 The use of flocculants to enclose silt particles in pore volume of dredged soil
Mol JN and van Hemmen AJM - Royal Boskalis Westminster
Talmon AM - Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands

09.50 Hindered erosion of granular sediments
Bisschop F - ARCADIS/Delft University of Technology
Visser PJ and van Rhee C - Delft University of Technology
The Netherlands

10.15 Material behaviour and constitutive modelling of organic soils
Mathijssen FAJM - Royal Boskalis Westminster / Delft University of Technology
Boylan N - University of Western Australia, Australia
Long M - University College Dublin, Ireland
Leroueil S - Laval University Québec, Canada
Molenkamp F - Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

10.40 Coffee and tea served in the exhibition area

11.10-12.30 SESSION 5: Dredging Tools and Energy Scarcity / Operational Efficiency
Chair: Chaouq N - Drapor, Morocco

11.10 Wear-resistant dredge cutter teeth - a look at the development of the tooth and its impact on the economical and environmental aspects of the dredger, logistics and foundry
Wijma K - VOSTA LMG, The Netherlands

11.30 Future dredging tools made from ‘new' materials
Bugdayci HH, Smeets F and Van Opstal TA - IHC Parts & services, The Netherlands

11.50 Estimating the immeasurable: soil properties
Braaksma J, Osnabrugge J and de Keizer C - IHC Systems, The Netherlands

12.10 Discussion

12.20 Update on the activities of Young CEDA - YC
Daan Rijks, Chairman of Young CEDA, DHV, The Netherlands

12.30-14.00 Lunch served in The Lounge Restaurant on the 1st floor, followed by coffee and tea in the dredging exhibition

14.00-15.50 SESSION 6: Dredging Tools and Dynamics of Nature
Chair: Clay, N - HR Wallingford, UK

14.00 Working with nature
Brooke J - for PIANC Environmental Commission, UK

14.20 Safe disposal of dredged material in a sensitive environment - operational planning of dredging activities based on innovative plume predictions
Aarninkhof S - Royal Boskalis Westminster
Luijendijk A - Deltares
The Netherlands

14.40 A special unit for water injection dredging
de Vries G - Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Beyen J - DEME, Belgium

15.00 Measuring the effects of dredging in relation to the dynamics of nature
Koomans RL and Limburg J - Medusa Explorations, The Netherlands

15.20 A field survey of a dredging plume during gravel dredging
Breugem WA, Bollen M and Sas M - IMDC, Belgium
Vandenbroeck J - SDI, DEME Group, France

15.40 Discussion

15.55 IADC Best Paper Award

16.05 Closing Remarks by the Chairman of the Technical Papers Committee
van Rhee, C, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

16.15-17.00 Farewell Drinks

Please Note: The organisers reserve the right to adjust or change the programme as necessary.

Last update: 26 December 2009