Deltares & Van Oord
   offer to assist
    US dredgers
protecting their delta
 Mark van Koningsveld (mrv@vanoord.com)
Mind...
Outline
•   Briefly about Van Oord
•   The Deltares-Van Oord plan
•   Basics of dredge production levels
•   Van Oord’s re...
Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv

• Van Oord DMC is an independent, privately owned (family)
  business with a ...
The Deltares-Van Oord plan (1)
The Deltares-Van Oord plan (2)
• This plan does not
   – help within a matter of days
   – presume to prevent all damage f...
Basics of dredge production levels (1)



                               Sailing
   Borrow area




                      ...
Basics of dredge production levels (2)

Dredging with suction pipe   Disposal option 1: Pump ashore




Disposal option 2:...
Basics of dredge production levels (3)
• Tailor made execution strategy needs to be developed
  in close collaboration wit...
Numbers based on www.dredgersoftheworld.com and Van Oord records
Numbers based on www.dredgersoftheworld.com and Van Oord records
Van Oord experience in large projects




               Coastal protection in the Netherlands
Van Oord experience in large projects




 Rotterdam harbour: Maasvlakte 2 (joint venture)
 • Record: 3.7 million m3/week ...
Dubai - over 1 billion m3 of sand moved
                                                         The World          Palm D...
Van Oord experience in large projects




 Dubai: The World
 • Record: 4.5 million m3/week – 17 vessels
Sand carrier concept developed by Van Oord!
• 6 x 10.000 m3 sand carriers - continuous process
Sand carriers with one TSHD
• further optimized production
Deltares – Van Oord proposal
• Van Oord offers its unique capabilities to help US
  Dredgers make the US Delta plan a succ...
Feasible! How to proceed?
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Deltares Van Oord Protect The Delta May 12

  1. 1. Deltares & Van Oord offer to assist US dredgers protecting their delta Mark van Koningsveld (mrv@vanoord.com) Mindert de Vries (mindert.devries@deltares.nl)
  2. 2. Outline • Briefly about Van Oord • The Deltares-Van Oord plan • Basics of dredge production levels • Van Oord’s relevant experience in large projects • What do Deltares and Van Oord have to offer?
  3. 3. Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors bv • Van Oord DMC is an independent, privately owned (family) business with a committed shareholder base • Company history dates back to 1868 • Owns and operates one of the world largest dredging fleets of more than 400 units • Active all over the world (on average 200 projects in 50 countries each year, 26 regional offices around the world, approximately 4000 employees) • Average turnover in the last four years over 1.6 billion Euro • Strong focus on innovation, engineering and D&C projects • One of the initiators of the Building with Nature research project
  4. 4. The Deltares-Van Oord plan (1)
  5. 5. The Deltares-Van Oord plan (2) • This plan does not – help within a matter of days – presume to prevent all damage from oil pollution • This plan does – help when the oil spill has to be combatted for months – lower clean-up cost (beaches vs marshes) – provide longer term benefits Modify the battlefield to make it easier to defend
  6. 6. Basics of dredge production levels (1) Sailing Borrow area Coast Excavation Disposal Sailing Larger vessels reduce number of cycles needed! More and larger vessels reduce construction time and cost!
  7. 7. Basics of dredge production levels (2) Dredging with suction pipe Disposal option 1: Pump ashore Disposal option 2: Dumping Disposal option 3: Rainbowing
  8. 8. Basics of dredge production levels (3) • Tailor made execution strategy needs to be developed in close collaboration with US Government and US dredgers • We expect in the order of 50 million m3 is needed • Jumbo (17,000 - 30,000 m3) and Mega (> 30,000 m3) hoppers needed to get acceptable construction times and cost! • NB: World wide large reclamation made feasible only because of large size hoppers
  9. 9. Numbers based on www.dredgersoftheworld.com and Van Oord records
  10. 10. Numbers based on www.dredgersoftheworld.com and Van Oord records
  11. 11. Van Oord experience in large projects Coastal protection in the Netherlands
  12. 12. Van Oord experience in large projects Rotterdam harbour: Maasvlakte 2 (joint venture) • Record: 3.7 million m3/week – 11 vessels
  13. 13. Dubai - over 1 billion m3 of sand moved The World Palm Deira Palm Jebel Ali Waterfront Palm Jumeirah Maritime City Logo Islands Corniche Port Mina Seyahi Arabian Canal
  14. 14. Van Oord experience in large projects Dubai: The World • Record: 4.5 million m3/week – 17 vessels
  15. 15. Sand carrier concept developed by Van Oord! • 6 x 10.000 m3 sand carriers - continuous process
  16. 16. Sand carriers with one TSHD • further optimized production
  17. 17. Deltares – Van Oord proposal • Van Oord offers its unique capabilities to help US Dredgers make the US Delta plan a success – Van Oord part of alliance with US dredgers to bring Delta plan construction time within relevant limits – Van Oord engineering department and Deltares to collaborate with USACE and others to draw up a feasible and optimized execution plan • Deltares offers its state of the art knowledge on the Mississippi delta – Real-time modelling capability to optimize the design and focus the dredging efforts according to ongoing developments – Eco-engineering knowledge to optimize the overall plan given the characteristics of the natural system • We are ready to cooperate with you to take the next steps
  18. 18. Feasible! How to proceed?
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