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.

Svašek has become a member of the seaweed platform

Svašek Hydraulics has become a member of the Seaweed platform. A community of different companies and institutes working together on innovations, knowledge and market developments for seaweed farming at sea. This community is part of the activities of the so called North Sea Farm.

Lennard Spaans joins the Svašek team

As of September 2019, Lennard Spaans joins Svašek Hydraulics. Lennard recently graduated at Delft University of Technology (coastal engineering) and his MSc-Thesis focused on the morphodynamics of intertidal sandbars and its simulation in XBeach.

Fjord Corssing project Norway

Asplan Viak (Lead contractor, Norway), HKV (Netherlands) and Svašek (Netherlands) together have been selected for the ‘Fjord Crossings’ project for two framework agreements for flow and wave studies. In order to realize the ambition to complete the E39 Coastal Highway Route as an improved and continuous route without ferries, new bridge technology needs to be […]

50th anniversary Svašek Hydraulics

This September it will be 50 years ago that Svašek Hydraulics was founded by Honzo Svašek (1926-1994). Born in Czechoslovakia, Honzo became a scientist at Rijkswaterstaat in The Netherlands after his MSc graduation at Delft University of Technology in 1955. The construction of the first Rotterdam Port Expansion (Maasvlakte I) played an important role in […]

Tom Pak joins the Svašek team

As of June 2018, Tom Pak joins Svašek Hydraulics. Tom graduated in 2019 at Delft University of Technology (river and coastal engineering). His MSc-Thesis was focused on the interaction between aeolian and marine sediment transport at the Hondsbossche Dunes. We are happy to have him in our team. Welcome aboard Tom!