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CDR International welcomes Mr. Attman Kar

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As of the 13th of August 2018, Mr. Attman Kar (M.Sc.) has strengthened the engineering team of CDR International as a Coastal and Marine Engineer.
Attman has graduated from the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), the Netherlands, in 2017, after completing a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, as part of the Erasmus+ Coastal and Marine Engineering and Management (CoMEM) programme. During the programme, he undertook parts of his studies as well as various projects at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, and the University of Southampton, the United Kingdom, apart from TU Delft.
During his graduate research at TU Delft, he tested the validity of two TU Delft-developed numerical models for shallow foreshores found in the low-latitude regions of the world, by comparing numerically obtained data with laboratory-obtained data, after replicating a similar foreshore in the laboratory.
Attman has wide international and engineering interests which he has shown during his education. For instance, he spent two months at the University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) and studied climate change and its impact on coastal erosion, and the development of infrastructure in the fragile Arctic region. He also took part in a multidisciplinary project in the Netherlands and explored the feasibility of connecting the town of Holwerd to the Wadden Sea.
CDR wishes Attman all the best at the start of his career.

CDR International welcomes Mrs. Jenny Pronker

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CDR Jenny Pronker As from the 15th of February 2018, Jenny Pronker (MSc.) strengthens the team of CDR International as a River and Coastal Engineer.
Jenny graduated from Delft University of Technology in 2017 in Hydraulic Engineering with her graduation project on the Influence of Hydropower Dams on the Mekong Delta. In cooperation with Deltares she gained insights of the hydrodynamics of the delta system using a numerical model. The results of the research were presented at the Mekong River Commission conference of Sustainable Hydropower Development.
Furthermore, she did a research on Salt-intrusion and Sluicing Patterns in the North-Sea-Canal and Amsterdam-Rhine-Canal using a numerical model. Finally, she worked as a project engineer on the Punta Pacifica II project in Panama, where she performed activities regarding the Quality of the Sandfill.
CDR wishes Jenny all the best at the start of her career.

Launching BREAKWATERHEALTHSCAN®

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BREAKWATERHEALTHSCAN® is a fresh joint initiative by CDR International, Van der Meer Consulting, DEEP and SKEYE with the aim to provide an efficient all-inclusive service product in the marine and maritime industry, viz. a thorough check on the condition of breakwaters and revetments, in particular in offshore, coastal and estuarian areas. Those can be breakwaters for port entrances, but also groynes, revetments and detached breakwater structures for coastal protection. The checks and scans will be done above and under water and the results will be presented into one actual digital geometric entity. The partners are renowned globally operating companies that are adopting highest standard scanning and processing tools and procedures as well as highly specialised and knowledgeable experts and specialists in marine structures engineering.
The services will be relevant for instance for Port Authorities, Marine Contractors, Insurance Companies, Project Developers and Financiers, Marine Consultants and Land Concessionaires.
Situations that demand the services can be in case of immediate damage repair, general rehabilitation and overhaul, upgrade for new environmental conditions, expansion of the structures, adjacent developments such as reclamations against the structure, analyses if poor construction methodologies seem to be the case and maybe some design issues.
For more information on BREAKWATERHEALTHSCAN®, we kindly refer to www.breakwaterhealthscan.com and by email to info@breakwaterhealthscan.com.

CDR International welcomes Mr. David Heineke

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David Heineke 20170208 MNP QSRIt is with great pleasure to announce that Mr. David Heineke (MSc.) will be joining CDR International on March 1st, 2017 in the position of Maritime and Coastal Engineer.
David graduated at the Delft University of Technology in 2016. Within his Master’s programme in Hydraulic Engingeering, he undertook several projects and internships in different countries.
During his graduation internship at Deltares and Royal HaskoningDHV, he researched a statistical approach for rapid flood forecasting in the North Sea area.
David also did an internship in Constanta, Romania in which he performed a wide range of activities concering a large breakwater extension and a beach rehabilitation project.
Furthermore, in Mexico he assessed the eroding beach south of the port city Veracruz by numerical modelling the coast.
CDR wishes David all the best at the start of his career.

CDR International welcomes Mrs. Sophie Bockelmann

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Sophie Bockelmann SQR 20170105-2CDR International has increased its engineering capacity by employing a new staff member. As from the 1st of February 2017, Mrs. Sophie Bockelmann (MSc.) strengthens the CDR International team. Sophie works as a Project Engineer on international projects.
During her 6 months internship in France Sophie has researched the Modeling and Simulation of a Tidal Energy Converter in the Somme Bay (English Channel) and the related Hydrodynamic Processes by creating a 2D Numerical Model.
Sophie has graduated in 2016 at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany at the institute for Hydromechanics and Coastal Engineering, where she has researched the Design Possibilities of Flood Protection Walls and their optional combination with Dikes or Revetments by analyzing Factors as the Surrounding Space, Static Impacts and Geotechnical Stabilities, which reflected in the subject of her thesis.
CDR wishes Sophie all the best at the start of her career.

CDR Amersfoort Office Refurbishment in Progress

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CDR is growing steadily and more office space is required. CDR is currently refurbishing its newly acquired offices in Amersfoort. The location is well situated, in the middle of the Netherlands, with a direct 45 minutes train link from Schiphol Airport, and opposite the Amersfoort Central Station.
In the office vicinity all business requirements like hotels, restaurants, meeting centres, housing and shopping malls are available.
The refurbished offices have all modern facilities and room for future CDR expansion.
The grant opening is planned in November 2016.

CDR International welcomes Mr. Bart-Jan van der Spek

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Bart-Jan van der Spek SMLCDR International has increased its engineering capacity by employing a new staff member. As from August 1st 2016, Mr. Bart-Jan van der Spek (MSc.) will strengthening the CDR International team. Mr. van der Spek will work as Project Manager / Project Engineer on international projects. Mr. van der Spek is a Coastal Engineer and Modelling Expert and has extensive knowledge about statistics.
Mr. van der Spek has a recent working history with Royal HaskoningDHV, where he worked as Consultant / Project Engineer on national (Netherlands) and international projects.
We are very proud that Mr. van der Spek is strengthening our team and wish him all the best in his promising career.

CDR International welcomes Mr. Laurens Poelhekke

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Laurens-Poelhekke Photo SQR 20160623CDR has increased its engineering capacity and welcomes Mr. Laurens Poelhekke who joins as a Civil and Marine Project Engineer.
Laurens graduated in 2015 at the Delft University of Technology. Thereafter he continued with further research on his graduation topic at the renowned Deltares institute, which led to the paper “Predicting Coastal Hazards for Sandy Coasts with a Bayesian Network”, which is currently under review at the Journal of Coastal Engineering. The research involves predicting coastal erosion and overwash using a combined probabilistic approach with the numerical model XBeach. The research has been done for the Deltares RISC-KIT project and is currently being used in the development of an Early Warning System for marine coastal hazards for several European countries.
Laurens has a wide international and engineering interest which he has shown during his education, by undertaking several projects and internships abroad, spending several months in Romania, Portugal and Cuba.
CDR wishes Laurens all the best at the start of his career.