About us

Our Mission, Vision, and Values 

Our Mission: Creating quality sustainable solutions in the water related sector.

Our mission is to be a professional specialist player in the water related sector, with focus on the coastal, delta and riverine areas. Sustainability and Quality are key in our work.

We have an expanding team with an international network of specialist expertise and management skills. We see as our mission to provide the best quality services and deliverables to the satisfaction of customers in a pleasant, direct and open cooperation. Towards the client we focus on flexibility, good, quick and open communication and delivery on time. We adopt the highest working and operational ethics in all aspects and focus on added value in broadest sense to our customers projects, resulting in sustainable solutions.

As team players we keep extending our professional network, and also share our knowledge with young students of the Technical University of Delft (Netherlands) through active support.

Our Vision: A better environment to live safely and to move goods and people more efficiently.

Climate change and urban overpopulation, often combined, are part of today’s reality causing serious urban and rural floods and economic disasters in many parts of the worlds, creating unsafe living environments.

CDR International‘s vision is to create a better environment to live safely and to move goods and people efficiently for all. In partnership with our partners and clients we have the capacity to create quality affordable sustainable solutions for control and protection of coasts, deltas, rivers from floods in urban and rural areas. We also strive for economic prosperity for all by creating sustainable beaches, ports, and inland waterway routes for increased transport demand.

Our Values: Accountability, traceability, sustainability, quality, integrity, entrepreneurship.

Through our mission and vision we share our values:

  • Accountability: we feel responsible for our services and communication to our clients, government and public.
  • Traceability: our services and deliverables are well documented and traceable with a focus on transparent communication.
  • Sustainability: when we offer our services and solutions, we strive for maximum sustainability benefitting our children.
  • Quality: our services are performed by highly skilled professionals with up to date knowledge matching our client’s requirements.
  • Integrity: we are trustworthy and have strong moral principles, where respect for each other’s views and principles are highly valued.
  • Entrepreneurship: we focus on project with relevance to the society, developed in a sound and reliable institutional setting.

Our Core Business

CDR provides consultancy, engineering, and project management services for the following expertise fields :

  • Marine design engineering: breakwaters, groynes, revetments, beach nourishments
  • Coastal and riverine shoreline protection and reclamation works
  • Land reclamation schemes: hydraulic fill, soil engineering, hydraulic protection
  • Third party verification and (model)testing of hydraulic structures
  • Port design: port master planning, breakwaters, navigational aids and nautical mooring studies
  • Shipyard and ship repair yard design
  • High-end numerical modelling for waterways, ports and coastal areas
  • Conceptual urban planning and urban drainage schemes
  • Inland waterway transport studies
  • Water management master planning
  • Flood management and flood protection schemes
  • Hurricane and cyclone studies, early warning systems
  • Bathymetric and topographic surveys
  • Geotechnical engineering studies
  • GIS applied to Maritime, Coastal and River Disciplines

Together with our specialist partners we also provide for hydraulic and morphological numerical modelling studies, topographic, hydrographic and geotechnical surveys and investigation campaigns, physical model testing of marine structures and third party value engineering and design review.
In our work we emphasize on the combination of high-accuracy studies, practical solutions and we are involving experienced specialists that come up with state-of-the-art, reliable and cost-effective designs and solutions.