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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.…
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July 18, 2022
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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…
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May 16, 2022
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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…
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February 2, 2022
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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…
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January 11, 2022
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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…
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March 1, 2021
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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,…
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January 1, 2021
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CDR International welcomes Ms. Nadine Cronjé

As of the 1st of December 2020, Nadine Cronjé (MEng) joined the CDR engineering team as a Maritime Engineer. Nadine graduated as a Civil Engineer in 2012, whereafter she completed her Port and Coastal Engineering Master’s Degree (parttime) at the Stellenbosch University, South Africa. As part of her thesis research, she focused on developing the Namibian Port of Walvis Bay…
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December 1, 2020
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Kick Off Protecting Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon, Ghana

The consortium of IMDC, CDR International, Rebel Group and ADK has been awarded the Feasibility Study for Deferred and Performance Based Maintenance Dredging of the Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon in Ghana. The overall project objective is to contribute to achieving 1 in 10 years flood protection (T10) in the primary Odaw channel system, by preparing a ready-to-tender Performance Based…
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May 15, 2019
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LiDAR Drone Survey, Msimbazi River, Dar es Salaam

CDR International in association with Shore Monitoring and Research defined an integral full survey campaign for the lower basin of the Msimbazi River, which was executed last February. This World Bank funded survey project serves two purposes: 1) generation of reliable, accurate and fit for purpose bathymetric & topographic data of the Msimbazi River and its floodplanes for riverine flooding…
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April 30, 2019
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Msimbazi Opportunity Plan, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

https://youtu.be/_yo8_6Jri4k The Msimbazi Opportunity Plan has been completed and has been signed by Minister of State Mr. Selemani S. Jafo of the President’s Office Regional Administration and Local Government. This is a very important next step towards implementation of the proposed interventions. CDR International is proud to have contributed to this World Bank funded innovative participatory design process as part…
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February 28, 2019