05 - 06 December, 2017
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Speaker Information:

Koen Sweers


Area Manager Middle East
Van Oord


12:20 PM Adopting efficient dredging practices to build artificial islands

  • Phases of artificial island construction
  • Sustainable dredging
  • Early Contractor involvement


3:50 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Increasing life span for islands within the design and build stage

  • Selecting best materials to increase island life span
  • Understanding weather and climate change risks and the long term effects
  • Developing proactive maintenance strategies to predict and prevent failures before they happen
  • Mitigating the impact of coastal erosion to increase island life span


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