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Mark van Koningsveld, TU Delft

Henk Verheij, TU Delft

Poonam Taneja, TU Delft

Huib de Vriend, Delft University of Technology

ISBN 13: 9789463664448

Publisher: TU Delft Open

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • I General introduction
  • II Ports and terminals
  • III Waterways
  • IV System performance

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  • About the Book

    Before you lies the book ‘Ports and Waterways - Navigating the changing world’, written by the Ports and Waterways team, part of the Civil Engineering and Geosciences faculty at Delft University of Technology. It integrates the content of a number of separate lecture notes we used in our teaching activities and updates this information where relevant. The integration reflects our vision that ports and waterways should be viewed as parts of a coherent system that supports waterborne supply chains, and that their integral design and operation is essential.

    About the Contributors

    Authors

    Mark van Koningsveld is professor Ports and Waterways at TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. He is furthermore affiliated with Royal Van Oord as Manager Innovation in the Engineering and Estimating Department. He specialises in science based decision making and has strong affinity with data science and sustainability.

    Henk Verheij has 15 years of experience as senior lecturer Ports and Waterways at TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences. He specialises in the interaction between vessels and vessel-induced water motions and their impact on hydraulic structures. He gained his expertise in the field of Inland Waterways during his more than 35 years affiliation as senior researcher with Deltares.

    Poonam Taneja has been a lecturer Ports and Waterways at TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences for several years. She furthermore teaches at IHE Delft, Institute for Water Education and the foundation for post academic education PAO. She holds a PhD in flexible port planning and adaptive design.

    Huib de Vriend is emeritus professor River Engineering at Delft University of Technology. He developed an extensive trackrecord in academic research and innovation, also as scientific director of Delft Hydraulics and Deltares. In his role as director of the EcoShape foundation, he worked at the forefront of the Building with Nature innovation program, promoting a sustainable approach to hydraulic infrastructure development.