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Mann, Mathijs (author), van der Hoek, Alexander (author), Laan, Stendert (author), Shi, Jing (author), Gong, Yichuan (author), Roubos, Jochem (author)
Design of a port in Morocco, as part of the design workshop 2017 in Caen, France.
This report includes a design from the new Nador West Med Port near Nador, Morocco. Given requirements are an entrance to the northeast and minimal dredging works to be conducted. A layout of the harbour is made for wave directions during storm from the...
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Enschedé, M. (author), Van Looij, Z. (author), Van der Meer, R. (author), Van Oorschot, H. (author), Oudshoorn, R. (author), Stevens, T. (author)
In the southern part of Vietnam, where the lower Mekong Delta is located, coastal erosion problems occur. In the Bạc Liêu province, one of the twelve provinces in the Mekong Delta, the width of the mangrove belt between the sea dyke and the sea is reduced by 100 m in the last four years. By rehabilitation of the mangrove forest, the hinterland...
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Eijkelkamp, H. (author), Hendriks, C. (author), De Jong, C. (author), Otten, G.J. (author), Stijntjes, T. (author)
Over the last three decades the beach area of Piçarras has undergone large changes. The river Piçarras was fixed which caused severe erosion problems. With large nourishment projects the municipality tried to create a sustainable beach area. However, these nourishments did not form a long term solution, which means that, until the present day,...
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Athanasiou, P. (author), Caichac Avilés, D. (author), de Vito, L. (author), Diamantidou, E. (author), Enschedé, M. (author), Kemper, A. (author), Azimi bin Kamaluddin, A. (author), Klaver, S. (author), Komen, R. (author), Koster, P. (author), Lange, L. (author), Lanphen, S. (author), Tian, Y. (author), Speranzini, B. (author), van der Graaf, O. (author), van Tilburg, I. (author)
Since 2003 there is a cooperation between the Hydraulic Engineering department of Delft University of Technology and Bulgarian universities. The cooperation focusses on exchange of knowledge and the development of the coast in the area of Varna. Dutch and Bulgarian students get the possibility to gain experience in data collecting, processing...
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Remmelts, L. (author), ter Meulen, B. (author), de Wet, P. (author), Mollerus, F. (author)
In this report, the findings of a feasibility study for iron ore transport from the Mutún and Urucum deposits in Bolivia and Brazil, via the Paraguay-Paraná waterway, are discussed. The most economical logistic solution is looked for and then compared to the market prices to determine feasibility. In this solution the characteristics of the...
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Remmers, J. (author), Muller, J. (author), van Montfort, R. (author), Jaspers Focks, T. (author), Vijn, P. (author), Dorrepaal, S. (author), van Wijngaarden, M. (author)
In 2015 Georgetown, Guyana suffered from major flooding due to heavy rainfall. The use of a centuries-old agricultural drainage system for the urban drainage of the largest urbanized area of Guyana, poses problems considering flood safety. In 2016 a report was published by a ‘Dutch Risk Reduction Team’ (DRR Team) with recommendations on how to...
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Hamelink, M.C.W. (author), Molendijk, J.A.W. (author), van Renswoude, A.J. (author), Vork, J.C.A.J. (author), Wevers, T. (author), van Zelst, V.T.M. (author)
Dodanduwa is a small fishery village in the south-west of Sri Lanka, about 20.000 inhabitants are dependent on the fishery industry. Currently the harbour facilities, that were constructed in 2009, are hard to reach due to the wave conditions and sedimentation at the harbour entrance. The Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development...
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Moreno, A.J. (author), Kar, A. (author), De Queiroz, B. (author), Rada Mora, M.B. (author), Disanayaka Mudiyanselage, S.S.J. (author), Arefin, S.S. (author)
Holwerd is a village located at the coast of the Wadden Sea. Decisions made in the past have affected the town in a negative manner leading to an impoverishment of the region. Therefore, we were tasked with rehabilitating the city of Holwerd by establishing the connection with the sea and making the goal (Holwerd aan Zee) of the inhabitants come...
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Dekker, M.J. (author), De Looff, E.J. (author), Roelofsen, D.S. (author), Van Roekel, W.S. (author)
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Alkusa, M.A. (author), Bruijn, W.E.L. (author), Disberg, C. (author), Drouen, N.A.T. (author), Van Duijn, D.F. (author), Fragkopoulos, T. (author), Hábetler, Z. (author), Haug, D.C. (author), Julianus, E.J.B. (author), Kibarov, V. (author), Kostadinova, D. (author), Leenders, S. (author), Lyubimova, T.V. (author), Naumov, D. (author), Rajabalinejad, R. (author), Peters, J.H.J. (author), Pronker, J.S. (author), Voycheva, N. (author), Van der Wiel, R.J. (author), Van Zelst, V.T.M. (author)
Since 2003 there is a cooperation between the Hydraulic Engineering department of Delft University of Technology and Bulgarian universities. The cooperation focusses on exchange of knowledge and the development of the coast in the area of Varna. Dutch and Bulgarian students get the possibility to gain experience in data collecting, processing...
student report 2016
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Agnindhira, G.P. (author), Duijndam, L. (author), Groen, C. (author), Kok, D. (author)
Climate variability in temperature and precipitation has the potential to exacerbate the water scarcity problems already present in many parts of Sub-Saharan Sudan. A socio-hydrological study was carried out to determine the extent to which sorghum, the dominant rain-fed crop in Sudan, is susceptible to this climate variability and how this...
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Frölke, G. (author), De Jong, S. (author), Mink, J. (author), Van der Sijde, J. (author), De Vilder, L. (author)
The highway Ruta Nacional 90 (between Barranquilla and Santa Marta) is heavily endangered by progressive coastal erosion. Principally, this has a natural cause since the shifting mouth of the Magdalena River led to an insufficient supply of sediment. However, this threat has been foreseen for decades without it leading to adequate planning or...
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Fila, J. (author), Kampen, M. (author), Knulst, K. (author), Marijnissen, R. (author), Van Noort, R. (author)
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Eitjes, W.T.A.M. (author), Elshof, A.A. (author), Guijt, K. (author), Van Loon, O.D.M. (author), Mureau, M.D.A. (author)
This report focuses on the flooding problems in the Lower Moshi area, Tanzania. These floods are the result of the extremely large catchment of the Kilimanjaro region in combination with large peaks in precipitation during the short and the long rainy seasons. The river bordering the area of interest cannot handle these quantities of water which...
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Broekman, E.G. (author), Buckers, M.D. (author), Rest, M.H. (author), Ligthart, D. (author)
The large fishery harbour of Dikkowita faces some problems with respect to revenues and conflicts between the users. To create a higher revenue and to avoid these conflicts, a marina will be implemented. This report discusses the different aspects implementing a marina in the harbour of Dikkowita.
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Oosterhof, A.J. (author), Düzgün, B.C. (author), Spelt, C.J. (author), De Stoppelaar, A.O. (author), Van Wijnbergen, E.C.M. (author)
As a response to the 2015 Nepal earthquakes Shock Safe Nepal was founded to function as platform intended to contribute to the development of knowledge on earthquake safe housing. The project started on initiative of the Consul General of Nepal to The Netherlands Cas de Stoppelaar and the faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CiTG) of...
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Van Duffelen, L. (author), Van Eeden, B. (author), Hofland, F. (author), Rietmeijer, A. (author), Verhey, P. (author)
The water quality at the beachfront of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, is currently insufficient to meet the Blue Flag standard, leading to health issues for the beach users. Since Durban can be recognised by its busy port and attractive beachfront, it is a major centre for tourism. This means that research on the source of this poor water quality and...
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Van der Horst, T. (author), Van Wijngaarden, M.J.P. (author), Wetser, A. (author), Daniels, J.A. (author), Knoop, C.J.T. (author), Rijnen, K.M.F. (author)
In this report a study is carried out on the Magdalena River near the village of San Pablo, Colombia. The Magdalena River near San Pablo experiences two major issues which are related to navigation and erosion. The major problem for inland navigation is the sharp bend of the Magdalena River at San Pablo, which has too small a radius, causing...
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Kemper, A. (author), Van Ekdom, K. (author), Beulink, L. (author), Hendriks, M. (author)
The Port of Imbituba, located in the state of Santa Catarina, Brazil, is a privately operated port in Brazil. In the past, the port has been upgraded in order to meet the future growth in the size and number of vessels. The main breakwater and the quay were elongated and the waterway was deepened. In the first six months of 2014, a large...
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Brandt, J. (author), Minnee, K. (author), Kramer, V. (author), Gerrits, S. (author), Winter, R. (author)
The authorities of Argentina wish to improve the accessibility of the ports located in the Río de la Plata and upstream to the Paraná River. The water depth in the Río de la Plata is very shallow and did not suffice for vessels to navigate. Therefore navigation channels have been dredged. Ship drafts have increased in time and nowadays there is...
student report 2015
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