Dredging – Management

Course Code: CL27

Course Objective

  • the key industry terms and most common dredger types available on the market, including how they operate and their working limits;
  • how to plan, manage and monitor dredging with a view to reducing costs and risks in your own projects;
  • how dredging is undertaken, including detailed explanations of the different stages/components of a dredging project;
  • how dredging can impact the environment and how this can be addressed through planning, management, mitigation and monitoring of the project or activity;
  • what the standard types of dredging contracts are, the key principles to consider when preparing a contract and how to minimise the risk of claims.


Target Audience

  • Project owners, those managing contractors, regulators, port and harbour authorities, coastal engineers, conservation agencies.


Course Outline

  • Introduction to dredging and currently used terminology.
  • Description of the different types of dredgers.
  • Design of dredging works (capital-maintenance, marine-riverine).
  • Modelling of dredging operations.
  • Environmental aspects to consider during dredging.
  • Licensing, consents and key stakeholders identification.
  • Environmental monitoring of the dredging operations.
  • Dredging contract types.
  • Project implementation and management.
  • Avoidance of common disputes.

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Date & Location

Date : 24 February 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : Kuala Lumpur

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Date : 15 December 2019

Duration : 5 days

Place : London

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