The Art of Dredging

Dredging and shipping

"Optimalisatie van het baggerproces op sleephopperzuigers tijdens het sleepzuigen."

I came across this scription, written by a student of the Nautical college in Antwerp. (*)

It's a basic description of dredging equipment, written by Bart Van de Velde, with hints to improve production during dredging; and describes further how dredge parameters influence each other.

 

 Bart, working the joysticks at TSHD Alexander Von Humboldt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The big idea is to expand this text, covering broader ways of improving prodcution on hopperdredgers.

We hope to publish the final version then.

 

                                              Click here - downlaodable pdf 1.4 Mb

 

 

Marc Van de Velde 

 

 (*) Unfortunately for most visitors of this website, the text is written in Dutch.

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