Know the risk

There is a growing dependence on data to drive development in dredging, which can bring real benefits such as geotagging stretches of the seabed that have been dredged, reducing the power consumption of a draghead, […]

Batten down the hatches

Anyone watching the news about category 5 Hurricane Dorian, which devastating the Bahamas last month, the southwestern coast of America and Atlantic Canada, is confronted with the damage that bad weather can do. Over the […]

Avoiding rotating machinery failure

Misalignment in electric machinery is a serious problem for businesses that rely on speed and efficiency to meet the demands of consumers. Vibration, noise, and temperature increase the risk of bearing, coupling, and shaft failure, […]

Social value in the transport sector

Social value and social investment have become buzz words within the transport sectors as more and more organisations are aware that they need to define social, environmental, and sustainability goals. For example, analysing common inputs […]

Keeping track of the global sand trade

Malaysia’s decision to ban sand exports in 2018 – even to neighbour Singapore – highlighted the fact that sand is globally becoming a scarce resource. “Researchers need to establish accounting processes for sand flows in, […]

Data to optimise port operations

Increased use of data is allowing the maritime world to reach new horizons when it comes to optimising operations , and this is a trend that will also change the way port infrastructure will evolve. […]