Floris de Wit joins the Svašek team

As per April 16, 2021, Floris de Wit joins Svašek Hydraulics. In 2016 Floris graduated his MSc study Hydraulic Engineering at Delft University of Technology. Subsequently, he started a PhD at the same university (expected defense in 2021), focussing on predicting and modelling the nonlinear wave shape in complex coastal systems with the eventual goal […]

Yannick Steenman joins the Svašek team

As per the first of April 2021, Yannick joins the Svašek Hydraulics team. Yannick graduated from the Delft University of Technology in November 2020 with the specializations Environmental Fluid Mechanics and Coastal Engineering. His Msc-Thesis focused on the numerical modelling of shallow jet flows in 2DH and 3D settings.

Inauguration Qrejten breakwater, Marsaxlokk, Malta

In the past the fishing port of Marsaxlokk regularly experienced damage to anchored vessels and onshore equipment due to high wave conditions. To improve the wave conditions in the port a breakwater in front of the port entrance at Qrejten Point was built in 2020. Svašek Hydraulics has been closely involved in the preparation and […]

Rainfall-runoff system Fenix-II warehouse, Rotterdam

Initiated by Stichting Droom en Daad, the Fenix-II Warehouse (Katendrecht, Rotterdam) is renovated and re-developed into FENIX. The first floor will contain the new FENIX Migration Museum and the ground floor will provide a mix of creative, culinary and cultural activities. The former warehouse of the Holland-Amerika Line (HAL) is of great historic value for […]

Nature restoration measures Bath, Western Scheldt, almost ready!

In recent years, Svašek Hydraulics has on regular basis performed studies in the context of several nature restoration projects in the Western Scheldt, in which valuable nature is created in areas with previous low nature value. In these projects, Svašek Hydraulics has been closely involved in the design process of the measures taken and has […]

Successful audit Lloyds ISO 9001:2015

The Quality Management System of Svašek Hydraulics was successfully audited to the Standards of NEN-EN-ISO 9001:2015 by Lloyds’s Register Quality Assurance. Download English certificate in PDF format

paper “Cross-Shore Intertidal Bar Behavior along the Dutch Coast” online

This week the paper “Cross-Shore Intertidal Bar Behavior along the Dutch Coast: Laser Measurements and Conceptual Model” has been published in the JMSE special issue “Observation, analysis, and modeling of nearshore Dynamics”. Lennard Spaans, employee at Svašek Hydraulics, had a significant contribution in this paper with his MSc-Thesis at the Delft University of Technology. The […]

Bas van Leeuwen appointed deputy director

As of October 1st, Bas van Leeuwen has been appointed deputy director at Svašek Hydraulics. As deputy, Bas will take over the day-to-day management of the company from Bram Bliek, to continue Svašek’s mission to bring clients real solutions by employing high level specialists on challenging projects across the globe. Bas joined Svašek Hydraulics in […]

Sandbar Breakwater: An Innovative Nature-Based Port Solution

Svašek Hydraulics applies the ‘Building with Nature’ concept already for decades, with Svašek’s founder, Honzo Svasek, being one of the originators of the concept. The Sandbar Breakwater at Lekki, Nigeria, is an example of how ‘Building with Nature’ can be applied in port solutions. We are pleased to inform you that the article of CDR […]

How science helps to win olympic sailing medals

Last weekend an article in the Dutch Financieel Dagblad (newspaper) was published about how science can be used to gain Olympic sailing medals. Svašek Hydraulics will be for the fourth time supplier of current forecasts to the Dutch Olympic sailing team. The article in available in Dutch online or by pdf download.