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CDR completes flooding study for UNESCO Busanyin shrine in Osogbo (Nigeria)

CDR International (the Netherlands) is proud to have completed a flooding vulnerability and engineering study for the Busanyin shrine at the UNESCO world site heritage in the Osun-Osgobo Sacred Grove in Nigeria. The study entailed a flooding and vulnerability analysis of the project and included the conceptual design of flood prevention measures to protect the shrine from severe flooding events.…
July 18, 2022

CDR signs Contract for Consultancy Services for Dredging of Payra Port Channel (Bangladesh)

On 28 June 2022 the contract signing ceremony took place at the Ministry of Shipping in Dhaka Bangladesh. Under supervision of the Hon. State Minister Mr. Chowdhry, the chairman of Payra Port Rear Admiral Sohail and CDR’s managing director Mr. Peter Biemond signed the agreement. CDR and partners will carry out an assignment for Engineering and Consultancy services for capital…
June 28, 2022

CDR International welcomes Mr. Jelle van Zuijlen

As of May 16th, 2022, Jelle van Zuijlen (MSc.) joined CDR International as a Project Engineer. Jelle graduated as a Hydraulic Engineer from TU Delft in 2015, with specialization in Rivers, ports and Waterways. During his masters he worked on a land reclamation project in Manado, Indonesia. For the last six years Jelle has worked as flood risk specialist at…
May 16, 2022

CDR International completed tender package for Energy Island for Elia, Belgium North Sea

CDR International has prepared, in close cooperation with IMDC and Svasek Hydraulics, the tender reference design and tender documents for the Energy Island, to be commissioned by Elia the Belgian transmission operator. The Energy Island project aims at developing and building new grid infrastructure, including offshore transmission infrastructure and cables, in the Belgian part of the North Sea. This follows…
May 2, 2022

Completion of the Gelephu Flood Protection Project, Bhutan

On February 1st 2022 CDR International and partners have concluded the final stage of the Gelephu Protection Project, along the Mow River in Bhutan. The objective of the project was to develop technically and economically integrated feasible solutions along with an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment to reduce the vulnerability of vital infrastructure and valuable agricultural land along the river…
February 5, 2022

Establishment of CDR East Africa Ltd.

Because of an increase in activities and a growing need to be locally present in East Africa and particularly in Tanzania, CDR International has set up a company in Dar es Salaam named CDR East Africa Ltd. This way CDR is ready to further deliver regional coastal, delta, port and river engineering consultancy services covering: Project inception Development Climate change…
February 2, 2022

Finalisation inception phase Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Project, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

In January 2022 CDR International and partners have successfully completed the inception phase of the Lower Msimbazi Upgrading Project as part of the Dar es Salaam Metropolitan Development Project. This challenging project transfers the holistic and integral plan of transforming the flood hazardous area of the Msimbazi Basin to an iconic city park surrounded by flood resilient urban development into…
January 11, 2022

CDR appoints Mr. Peter Biemond as new Managing Director

On the 1st of November 2021, Mr. Peter Biemond joined CDR International as Managing Director. Peter has an international career as Project Manager and Director in the Marine and Port sector. Over the past twenty seven years Peter gained a wealth of experience working for a Marine Contractor, for one of the major global Container terminal Operators and for a…
November 1, 2021

CDR International welcomes Mr. Haisam Daouk

As of March 1st, 2021, Haisam Daouk (MSc.) joined CDR International as a Project Engineer. In November 2020 Haisam graduated from the Hydraulic Engineering program at Delft University of Technology specializing in Coastal engineering. Haisam’s MSc. thesis looked at the impacts of boundary conditions on morphological predictions in numerical modelling. Specifically, Haisam studied the effects of infra-gravity waves on dune-erosion…
March 1, 2021

CDR International welcomes Mr. Stijn Dijsselbloem

As of the 1st of January 2021, Stijn Dijsselbloem (MSc.) joined CDR International as Project Engineer. In September 2020, Stijn graduated as Hydraulic Engineer at the Delft University of Technology with the specializations of Coastal, River and Dredging Engineering. His MSc. thesis was about incorporating the wave penetration model PHAROS in the Dynamic Mooring Analysis chain. As a case study,…
January 1, 2021