Royal HaskoningDHV Bloghttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/news-room/stay-up-to-date/blogs-feedRoyal HaskoningDHV Blogfd42c118-af39-48b9-82b7-de5c177852d7https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/smart-port-terminology-de-mystified-big-data-a-blockchain/11063Smart Port Terminology De-mystified – Big Data & BlockchainKey technologies that are often quoted as useful on the journey towards becoming a Smart Port include nascent technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. But what are these technologies exactly and how can they deliver these perceived benefits to ports? Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-15T00:00:00ZKey technologies that are often quoted as useful on the journey towards becoming a Smart Port include nascent technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G. But what are these technologies exactly and how can they deliver these perceived benefits to ports? 4bdb5e62-818e-481e-aa84-5f8bc8c50a0ehttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/accelerate-digital-transformation-accelerate-cooperation/11042Accelerate Digital Transformation, Accelerate CooperationAre we prepared for a future in which we will be dealing with ever more complex, integral issues surrounding climate adaptation and strongly expanding data flows? Are we already making optimal use of all technological and digital resources? I think we can and must take another big step.Wed, 15 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-15T00:00:00ZAre we prepared for a future in which we will be dealing with ever more complex, integral issues surrounding climate adaptation and strongly expanding data flows? Are we already making optimal use of all technological and digital resources? I think we can and must take another big step.fd5573c6-b378-43b1-a8fb-a1222731e8c1https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/creating-business-value-through-water/11055Creating business value through water Throughout our Water for Industries series business leaders and industry frontrunners shared their visions of creating business value through enhancing resilience, water stewardship and sustainable use of water. Some of the observations particularly struck home with me.Tue, 14 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-14T00:00:00ZThroughout our Water for Industries series business leaders and industry frontrunners shared their visions of creating business value through enhancing resilience, water stewardship and sustainable use of water. Some of the observations particularly struck home with me.2d0843eb-2e01-402f-aac7-c282f094c15chttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/ongoing-crisis-in-the-cruise-sector-how-do-we-get-out-of-this-q/11041Ongoing crisis in the cruise sector – how do we get out of this?Increasingly over the last few weeks, many countries have begun to ease COVID-19-related restrictions in the hope of kickstarting their economies and industries. This could spell good news for the battered cruise sectorMon, 13 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-13T00:00:00ZIncreasingly over the last few weeks, many countries have begun to ease COVID-19-related restrictions in the hope of kickstarting their economies and industries. This could spell good news for the battered cruise sector9f2a68de-47ca-44b8-a594-3228aa690a31https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/water-at-the-front-and-centre-of-unilevers-business/11022Water at the front and centre of Unilever’s businessWater is core to Unilever’s business, essential through their entire value chain - used for everything from the growth of raw materials to the water needed when using Unilever’s products. Unilever has bold ambitions to continue to drive water efficiency across their manufacturing operations around the world, doing more with less and increasing the amount of water reuse and recycling.Wed, 08 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-08T00:00:00ZWater is core to Unilever’s business, essential through their entire value chain - used for everything from the growth of raw materials to the water needed when using Unilever’s products. Unilever has bold ambitions to continue to drive water efficiency across their manufacturing operations around the world, doing more with less and increasing the amount of water reuse and recycling.2e0f9124-6954-423f-bb08-d1275a6a3121https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/inland-water-transport-a-moment-of-crisis-with-cause-for-hope/11003Inland Water Transport – A moment of crisis with cause for hopeInland Water Transport (IWT) has been a viable transport solution in European corridors for a long time, framing itself as an alternative to road and rail transport with high capacity and low costs. But the impact of COVID-19 has been felt hard within the sector and raised some important questions about the industry, its vulnerabilities and need for change.Fri, 03 Jul 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-07-03T00:00:00ZInland Water Transport (IWT) has been a viable transport solution in European corridors for a long time, framing itself as an alternative to road and rail transport with high capacity and low costs. But the impact of COVID-19 has been felt hard within the sector and raised some important questions about the industry, its vulnerabilities and need for change.49784baf-4782-4e2d-8c26-3c063ea1e2cehttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/made-with-recycled-water/10957Made with recycled waterIndustry needs to carefully re-evaluate its way of working, what resources are used and how production processes harms or benefits the world around it. An important driver for industry to improve on its products and processes is water scarcity. Not only does it affect large numbers of people on a daily basis, it also poses a serious threat to production processes and business continuity.Tue, 16 Jun 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-06-16T00:00:00ZIndustry needs to carefully re-evaluate its way of working, what resources are used and how production processes harms or benefits the world around it. An important driver for industry to improve on its products and processes is water scarcity. Not only does it affect large numbers of people on a daily basis, it also poses a serious threat to production processes and business continuity.8e294c79-b0b2-4b7e-b9df-d221ba8c0493https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/symbiotic-industry-ecosystem-for-water-secure-communities/10928Symbiotic industry ecosystem for water-secure communitiesThere are many opportunities for industry to tap into the business potential and benefits of transitioning to a water-secure future. Those that are already on the journey might have a competitive edge. Dragan Savic, CEO of KWR gives his take on transitioning to an industrial symbiotic ecosystem, the role of digitalisation and the importance of the human dimension in socialising both. Tue, 09 Jun 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-06-09T00:00:00ZThere are many opportunities for industry to tap into the business potential and benefits of transitioning to a water-secure future. Those that are already on the journey might have a competitive edge. Dragan Savic, CEO of KWR gives his take on transitioning to an industrial symbiotic ecosystem, the role of digitalisation and the importance of the human dimension in socialising both. 77e97053-ac6c-4eb6-9c1b-a0ab5c7ffbddhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/providing-protection-and-security-through-our-global-flood-risk-tool/10906Providing protection and security through our Global Flood Risk ToolAs the world comes to terms with life with, and after, COVID-19 – the issue of climate change remains firmly on the agenda; with recent developments only highlighting our impact on the natural world and the need to change course, whilst preparing ourselves for increasingly irregular weather patterns and rising sea levels.Fri, 29 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-29T00:00:00ZAs the world comes to terms with life with, and after, COVID-19 – the issue of climate change remains firmly on the agenda; with recent developments only highlighting our impact on the natural world and the need to change course, whilst preparing ourselves for increasingly irregular weather patterns and rising sea levels.551aa9ea-114e-4a39-b3b4-e63e2330eb05https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/how-a-better-understanding-of-water-is-shaping-financial-investments/10866How a better understanding of water is shaping financial investmentsAs an asset manager at PGGM, manager of the Netherlands’ second biggest pension fund, my priority will always be to ensure we can provide pensions for the over 2.5m healthcare workers who hold their pensions with us. That also means that we make the most of investment opportunities when they arise, as long as they deliver market-rate financial returns.Mon, 18 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-18T00:00:00ZAs an asset manager at PGGM, manager of the Netherlands’ second biggest pension fund, my priority will always be to ensure we can provide pensions for the over 2.5m healthcare workers who hold their pensions with us. That also means that we make the most of investment opportunities when they arise, as long as they deliver market-rate financial returns.53bcc6f4-5580-42f4-a3ae-d3b91b66ca3bhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/three-possible-futures-for-the-cruise-industry-from-health-screening-to-deep-cleaning/10858Three possible futures for the cruise industry – from health screening to deep cleaningThe cruise industry has made the news a lot in recent weeks both during and in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What is the actual impact on the cruise industry, where do we stand now – and what happens next? Thu, 14 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-14T00:00:00ZThe cruise industry has made the news a lot in recent weeks both during and in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What is the actual impact on the cruise industry, where do we stand now – and what happens next? efe38fa5-8bd4-4cef-9d37-ee7d588d36d8https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/water-stewardship-to-manage-high-water-stress-in-indonesia/10854Water Stewardship to manage high water stress in IndonesiaWater management and water stewardship must be seen in an integral approach by industries, private and public parties.Water is the quiet power source of our lives, both in industries and the natural world – but it is not something we own, and its management must be understood in its wider context.Mon, 11 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-11T00:00:00ZWater management and water stewardship must be seen in an integral approach by industries, private and public parties.Water is the quiet power source of our lives, both in industries and the natural world – but it is not something we own, and its management must be understood in its wider context.1a93a154-56fb-4887-ab2c-b04f9d2009d1https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/the-state-of-the-cruise-industry-from-here-to-post-covid-19/10845The state of the cruise industry – from here to post-COVID-19The cruise industry has made the news a lot in recent weeks both during and in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What is the actual impact on the cruise industry, where do we stand now – and what happens next? Wed, 06 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-06T00:00:00ZThe cruise industry has made the news a lot in recent weeks both during and in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. What is the actual impact on the cruise industry, where do we stand now – and what happens next? 378ae4b1-2099-4e06-ab60-db34fc1953fahttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/4-d-0s-secondary-potential/108364.0’s Secondary PotentialAs Industry 4.0 moves from hype to reality, the opportunities are fast being recognised by industries seeking to optimise their main manufacturing process. It is imperative that industry embraces the impact that 4.0 could also have on efficiency, sustainability, business resilience and profit when applied to all plant processes, including water and wastewater treatment.Mon, 04 May 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-05-04T00:00:00ZAs Industry 4.0 moves from hype to reality, the opportunities are fast being recognised by industries seeking to optimise their main manufacturing process. It is imperative that industry embraces the impact that 4.0 could also have on efficiency, sustainability, business resilience and profit when applied to all plant processes, including water and wastewater treatment.1584c624-588e-488b-916e-db6b4b8830d5https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/6-insights-on-enhancing-resilience-in-cities-c-everyone-has-a-role-to-play/108076 insights on enhancing Resilience in Cities: Everyone has a role to play!Throughout our special Resilience in Cities series we heard from experts and leading voices from our industry how they see the future of resilient communities and urban areas dealing with climate change, extreme weather and natural hazards by taking different perspectives focusing on people & communities, businesses, critical infrastructure, ecology & environment, insurance and investors.Fri, 10 Apr 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-04-10T00:00:00ZThroughout our special Resilience in Cities series we heard from experts and leading voices from our industry how they see the future of resilient communities and urban areas dealing with climate change, extreme weather and natural hazards by taking different perspectives focusing on people & communities, businesses, critical infrastructure, ecology & environment, insurance and investors.03504222-42f3-47ce-9c9f-d83fe79b6d09https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/let-the-water-in-c-integrating-water-into-decision-making/10804Let the water in: integrating water into decision makingTo manage risks and reduce business disruption caused by extreme weather and climate change, industries must choose how, not if, they integrate water-risk mitigation measures throughout their operation.Thu, 09 Apr 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-04-09T00:00:00ZTo manage risks and reduce business disruption caused by extreme weather and climate change, industries must choose how, not if, they integrate water-risk mitigation measures throughout their operation.a55616b6-5cb8-44a7-a46e-c1e433b05678https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/how-to-c-a-safe-shut-down-and-start-up-of-your-wastewater-treatment-plant/10800How to: a safe Shut down and Start up of your Wastewater Treatment PlantWe have all been confronted with the COVID-19 crisis in recent weeks. Factory downtime has major consequences for wastewater treatment, especially biological water treatment. Plant operators are facing an onslaught of scenarios and unforeseen challenges. Wed, 08 Apr 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-04-08T00:00:00ZWe have all been confronted with the COVID-19 crisis in recent weeks. Factory downtime has major consequences for wastewater treatment, especially biological water treatment. Plant operators are facing an onslaught of scenarios and unforeseen challenges. 8adde0d8-ba3c-4c5b-aaf0-6a93353828a3https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/evolutionary-approach-to-resilience/10664Evolutionary Approach to ResilienceAs green shoots start to appear in areas devastated by wildfires in Australia, the natural world is once again showing us the path to better resilience.Fri, 06 Mar 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-03-06T00:00:00ZAs green shoots start to appear in areas devastated by wildfires in Australia, the natural world is once again showing us the path to better resilience.9395d187-c313-48be-9844-abefe7e260bbhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/resilience-in-cities-c-the-real-impacts-of-water-and-climate-change-risks/10352Resilience in Cities: the real impacts of water and climate change risksAccording to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2020’, four out of the five threats rated “high” in terms of both likelihood and impact have a direct link to water risks: extreme weather events, natural disasters, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and water crisis. The strong rise of water-related risks into the top five has happened in the last two years.Thu, 20 Feb 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-02-20T00:00:00ZAccording to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2020’, four out of the five threats rated “high” in terms of both likelihood and impact have a direct link to water risks: extreme weather events, natural disasters, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and water crisis. The strong rise of water-related risks into the top five has happened in the last two years.d8c8c3ca-8e63-46a9-b04e-4fa9be3ec3bfhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/new-game-plan-c-from-protection-to-risk-reduction-to-resilience/10353New Game Plan: From Protection to Risk Reduction to ResilienceExtreme weather events, natural disasters, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and water crisis are in the top 5 of global risks according to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2020’. Resilience, as a way of dealing with these risks, becomes essential for people, businesses and citiesThu, 20 Feb 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-02-20T00:00:00ZExtreme weather events, natural disasters, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation, and water crisis are in the top 5 of global risks according to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks Report 2020’. Resilience, as a way of dealing with these risks, becomes essential for people, businesses and cities7617b69c-8a1b-499c-8663-63b288f262afhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/airports-as-ambassadors-towards-greater-urban-resilience/10582Airports as Ambassadors – towards greater Urban ResilienceAirports, whether serving large urban areas or small island states, can only respond successfully to climate change in coordination with their surrounding cities or towns. As airports are increasingly operating as small-scale cities, they should be seen as both a catalyst and a proving ground for trialling the latest developments in climate resilience.Fri, 14 Feb 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-02-14T00:00:00ZAirports, whether serving large urban areas or small island states, can only respond successfully to climate change in coordination with their surrounding cities or towns. As airports are increasingly operating as small-scale cities, they should be seen as both a catalyst and a proving ground for trialling the latest developments in climate resilience.a4f3f65c-9464-4797-9367-a9d13a556e71https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/a-more-resilient-future-for-indias-cities/10530A more resilient future for India’s citiesFrom heavy rain to drought, landslides and earthquakes, India is at risk of almost every type of natural disaster. The growth of the urban population will exacerbate the effect these risks have on cities; but with a population of fast technology adopters and a progressive government championing innovation, India is fast moving towards an exciting period of rapid improvement in urban resilience. Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-01-31T00:00:00ZFrom heavy rain to drought, landslides and earthquakes, India is at risk of almost every type of natural disaster. The growth of the urban population will exacerbate the effect these risks have on cities; but with a population of fast technology adopters and a progressive government championing innovation, India is fast moving towards an exciting period of rapid improvement in urban resilience. 417a1a79-c410-4e9f-889c-18c89c32e7c0https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/stain-for-city-resilience-strategies/10484STAIN for City Resilience StrategiesSTAIN is a new digital tool that enables collaborative strategy processes by giving City Resilience teams an overview of their entire city; and by linking robust, flexible, redundant and integral solutions for strategies that are futureproof on many levels.Mon, 13 Jan 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-01-13T00:00:00ZSTAIN is a new digital tool that enables collaborative strategy processes by giving City Resilience teams an overview of their entire city; and by linking robust, flexible, redundant and integral solutions for strategies that are futureproof on many levels.db46ff76-e8ae-4cb1-ba67-a7b399526cdehttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/smarter-solutions-for-resilient-societies-and-economies/10462Smarter Solutions for Resilient Societies and EconomiesSouth Africa, and indeed the entire sub-Saharan Africa region, is significantly water-stressed and prone to water crises, as demonstrated by both drought and flooding over recent years. Here, Bonga Ntuli, Director Business Unit Infrastructure: Africa for Royal HaskoningDHV discusses the need for enhanced Resilience.Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:00:00 Z2020-01-07T00:00:00ZSouth Africa, and indeed the entire sub-Saharan Africa region, is significantly water-stressed and prone to water crises, as demonstrated by both drought and flooding over recent years. Here, Bonga Ntuli, Director Business Unit Infrastructure: Africa for Royal HaskoningDHV discusses the need for enhanced Resilience.3ef56917-3c44-4def-bf4a-dcd13bdc303chttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/do-you-really-know-the-status-of-your-airports-it-systems-q/10361Do you really know the status of your airport’s IT systems?When we talk about IT systems in airports today, we’re not just talking about a piece of the puzzle, responsible for part of an airport’s workings; we’re really talking about the entire operation. Mon, 02 Dec 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-12-02T00:00:00ZWhen we talk about IT systems in airports today, we’re not just talking about a piece of the puzzle, responsible for part of an airport’s workings; we’re really talking about the entire operation. 96ac7d1b-f29e-4fb9-96e4-29af1d9dfa92https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-things-we-learned-at-pti-smart-digital-ports-of-the-future/103375 Things we learned at PTI smart digital ports of the futureWhat is the port industry doing to become smarter? And, how can this process be sped up? As port technology continues to improve, data must be made more accessible in both format and availability. Greater industry sharing must become the norm. So too, the creation of opportunities for data specialists within the industry. Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-11-21T00:00:00ZWhat is the port industry doing to become smarter? And, how can this process be sped up? As port technology continues to improve, data must be made more accessible in both format and availability. Greater industry sharing must become the norm. So too, the creation of opportunities for data specialists within the industry. ff0e0f60-58c2-45dd-877c-93fba8993e3ehttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/digital-twins-c-from-spreadsheets-to-full-automation/10231Digital twins: From spreadsheets to full automationThe telepathic link between twins might be the stuff of folklore but as digital advances continue, monitoring and even controlling water infrastructure assets via a digital twin is fast becoming a reality – and just in the nick of time as the water industry faces some significant challengesThu, 17 Oct 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-10-17T00:00:00ZThe telepathic link between twins might be the stuff of folklore but as digital advances continue, monitoring and even controlling water infrastructure assets via a digital twin is fast becoming a reality – and just in the nick of time as the water industry faces some significant challenges07745436-7f5c-4552-af4c-889721577381https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-questions-to-ask-at-pti-smart-digital-ports-of-the-future/101975 questions to ask at PTI smart digital ports of the futureHow can technology really help my port? Every port today should be focusing on its strategy to become smarter, but you must decipher which elements will translate to real operational benefits for your port. Ahead of the PTI: Smart Digital Ports of the Future event taking place in Rotterdam, we outline five key questions you should be asking at the event. Fri, 11 Oct 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-10-11T00:00:00ZHow can technology really help my port? Every port today should be focusing on its strategy to become smarter, but you must decipher which elements will translate to real operational benefits for your port. Ahead of the PTI: Smart Digital Ports of the Future event taking place in Rotterdam, we outline five key questions you should be asking at the event. 7fd8c8ad-a0ab-49f5-b72f-3b8222893d9ahttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-questions-to-ask-at-pacific-2019/101635 Questions to ask at Pacific 2019 What does ‘smart’ really mean for your shipyard? The importance lies in understanding your individual yard’s unique context, challenges and priorities. It’s not a one size fits all! Ahead of Pacific 2019 taking place in Sydney, Australia, we outline five key questions you should be asking at the event. Wed, 02 Oct 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-10-02T00:00:00Z What does ‘smart’ really mean for your shipyard? The importance lies in understanding your individual yard’s unique context, challenges and priorities. It’s not a one size fits all! Ahead of Pacific 2019 taking place in Sydney, Australia, we outline five key questions you should be asking at the event. 70e4837b-1fd3-4024-afc8-c9e52bbe48c7https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/4-things-we-observed-at-dsei-2019/101584 Things we observed at DSEI 2019Earlier this month we visited DSEI 2019, the world-leading defence and security event, together with our colleagues at First Marine International. We were struck by the increased appetite for naval shipyards worldwide to improve their performance by using the services and technology we provide, and yet there was also a clear desire to be measured and thorough in driving change. Tue, 01 Oct 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-10-01T00:00:00ZEarlier this month we visited DSEI 2019, the world-leading defence and security event, together with our colleagues at First Marine International. We were struck by the increased appetite for naval shipyards worldwide to improve their performance by using the services and technology we provide, and yet there was also a clear desire to be measured and thorough in driving change. e9b172af-edd4-4b66-9d21-5246c93cdf1dhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/how-smart-is-your-port-q/9862How smart is your port?It’s no secret that some aspects of port and terminal operations remain anchored firmly in the past. Many ports are developing comprehensive Smart Port strategies to help improve operations, embrace new technology and ultimately deliver better against their business strategies. But many don’t know where to start. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-07-09T00:00:00ZIt’s no secret that some aspects of port and terminal operations remain anchored firmly in the past. Many ports are developing comprehensive Smart Port strategies to help improve operations, embrace new technology and ultimately deliver better against their business strategies. But many don’t know where to start. c405a22e-f308-44e0-a011-93ffc269327ehttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/how-does-offshore-wind-fit-into-the-uk-energy-mix-q/9867How does offshore wind fit into the UK energy mix?Climate change is a global issue as a result of carbon emissions produced by human activity. Generating and harnessing energy from low carbon, renewable sources, such as offshore wind, is one solution to substantially reduce carbon emissions, whilst answering the challenges of meeting energy demand as part of a balanced energy portfolio.Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-07-09T00:00:00ZClimate change is a global issue as a result of carbon emissions produced by human activity. Generating and harnessing energy from low carbon, renewable sources, such as offshore wind, is one solution to substantially reduce carbon emissions, whilst answering the challenges of meeting energy demand as part of a balanced energy portfolio.f326673f-34bf-4301-b36e-2c1f635085f6https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/the-revolution-will-be-decarbonised/9835The revolution will be decarbonisedHow much is environmental compliance worth to you? You know you must do it, so you’ve probably put an Environmental Management System in place with large folders full of registers, forms and spreadsheets. But if something was to happen, and your site was shut down until you could prove you had been compliant, how much would that cost you?Mon, 01 Jul 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-07-01T00:00:00ZHow much is environmental compliance worth to you? You know you must do it, so you’ve probably put an Environmental Management System in place with large folders full of registers, forms and spreadsheets. But if something was to happen, and your site was shut down until you could prove you had been compliant, how much would that cost you?fd9d8a1e-661e-47a8-9ae2-ad3f0ffc96a2https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-things-we-learned-at-toc-europe/98285 Things we learned at TOC EuropeFrom smarter master planning to the advance of 5G, the opportunities for port and terminal operators to embrace new technologies are huge. As we reflect on the latest developments discussed at TOC Europe 2019, here are five key things we’re taking away from the event.Thu, 27 Jun 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-06-27T00:00:00ZFrom smarter master planning to the advance of 5G, the opportunities for port and terminal operators to embrace new technologies are huge. As we reflect on the latest developments discussed at TOC Europe 2019, here are five key things we’re taking away from the event.3d461c7c-9007-4234-8e93-c3a9c9f4703chttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/the-revolution-will-be-digitised-c-offshore-wind-compliance/9819The Revolution Will Be Digitised: Offshore Wind ComplianceHow much is environmental compliance worth to you? You know you must do it, so you’ve probably put an Environmental Management System in place with large folders full of registers, forms and spreadsheets. But if something was to happen, and your site was shut down until you could prove you had been compliant, how much would that cost you?Tue, 25 Jun 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-06-25T00:00:00ZHow much is environmental compliance worth to you? You know you must do it, so you’ve probably put an Environmental Management System in place with large folders full of registers, forms and spreadsheets. But if something was to happen, and your site was shut down until you could prove you had been compliant, how much would that cost you?99601fbf-05eb-4985-b3ba-96648bda0d11https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-questions-you-need-to-ask-at-toc-europe/94305 Questions you need to ask at TOC EuropeProductivity, data analysis, return on investment – these are all day-to-day concerns for port and terminal operators. But what effect could investing in smart port technologies have on operations? Mon, 03 Jun 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-06-03T00:00:00ZProductivity, data analysis, return on investment – these are all day-to-day concerns for port and terminal operators. But what effect could investing in smart port technologies have on operations? 00c791ed-b225-485c-acf3-0e5170222fbbhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/5-things-we-learned-at-ctac19/93605 Things we learned at CTAC19There is little doubt that the steady introduction of terminal automation is having an effect on ports and terminals around the world. Following the recent CTAC 2019 conference in London, in this brief blog, we take a look at 5 of the most important developments.Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-05-17T00:00:00ZThere is little doubt that the steady introduction of terminal automation is having an effect on ports and terminals around the world. Following the recent CTAC 2019 conference in London, in this brief blog, we take a look at 5 of the most important developments.753c0c8c-15dd-4c8b-a899-f428a18f84dfhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/decarbonising-the-economy-why-renewable-energy-must-continue-to-lead-the-way/9290Decarbonising the economy - why renewable energy must continue to lead the wayThere’s no Planet B, Clean our Seas, Save our Bees, Plant More Trees; these slogans, along with the help of Sir David Attenborough, have brought climate change to the forefront of popular culture. How can society look to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions whilst still generating electricity? Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-05-03T00:00:00ZThere’s no Planet B, Clean our Seas, Save our Bees, Plant More Trees; these slogans, along with the help of Sir David Attenborough, have brought climate change to the forefront of popular culture. How can society look to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) Emissions whilst still generating electricity? 6fa600f0-e592-4790-baaa-7c956a543f89https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/practical-tips-for-better-investment-decisions/8883Practical tips for better investment decisionsHow can FMCG manufacturing companies make better investment decisions? Business Case Consultant, Sabine Bink, offers insights based on her experience.Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:00:00 Z2019-01-10T00:00:00ZHow can FMCG manufacturing companies make better investment decisions? Business Case Consultant, Sabine Bink, offers insights based on her experience.ddfa57ec-77d9-4a5a-b4c7-adfe76d26512https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/demonstrating-aerobic-granular-sludge-benefits-the-american-way/8324Demonstrating aerobic granular sludge benefits the American wayTwo years ago, we brought our fully biological, advanced wastewater treatment solution, Nereda®, to the United States. Even with continuous strong interest in aerobic granular sludge technology, North America surprisingly was the only continent without installations.Tue, 18 Sep 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-09-18T00:00:00ZTwo years ago, we brought our fully biological, advanced wastewater treatment solution, Nereda®, to the United States. Even with continuous strong interest in aerobic granular sludge technology, North America surprisingly was the only continent without installations.931b9f11-a1cf-469c-8158-ef083fe782bbhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/mining-the-blue-gold/8245Mining the ‘Blue Gold’The mining industry has been through a challenging downturn in recent years. Kirshen Naidoo discusses how Royal HaskoningDHV can help improve their efficiency and sustainability for the long term. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-08-20T00:00:00ZThe mining industry has been through a challenging downturn in recent years. Kirshen Naidoo discusses how Royal HaskoningDHV can help improve their efficiency and sustainability for the long term. de876ffa-1a7e-48a9-8ed4-33ed7d3aac58https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/never-go-shopping-when-youre-hungry/8247Never go shopping when you’re hungry…An expensive trip to the supermarket reminds Kirshen Naidoo of the importance of planning as he urges clients to think ahead when it comes to water projects in the industrial environment. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-08-20T00:00:00ZAn expensive trip to the supermarket reminds Kirshen Naidoo of the importance of planning as he urges clients to think ahead when it comes to water projects in the industrial environment. 2beafcfc-ae7e-4f3d-a3aa-e9437184e82chttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/household-management-for-engineers/8244Household management for engineersRoy Gent, process engineer for Royal HaskoningDHV’s Industrial Wastewater team in South Africa, recently gained a new perspective on improving efficiency. Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-08-20T00:00:00ZRoy Gent, process engineer for Royal HaskoningDHV’s Industrial Wastewater team in South Africa, recently gained a new perspective on improving efficiency. 4269ad19-f003-46d5-8728-8d79e1a45d7bhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/when-an-ethical-choice-becomes-an-economical-one/8243When an ethical choice becomes an economical one Many companies today are torn between the desire to behave ethically and the pressures on their bottom line. The opportunity to find solutions that work on both levels inspires and motivates Marco Kerstholt of Royal HaskoningDHV’s Industrial Wastewater team in South Africa.Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-08-20T00:00:00ZMany companies today are torn between the desire to behave ethically and the pressures on their bottom line. The opportunity to find solutions that work on both levels inspires and motivates Marco Kerstholt of Royal HaskoningDHV’s Industrial Wastewater team in South Africa.82c7a647-9ec5-4e7d-aa60-35956e6b7c3fhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/award-winning-bridge-unlocks-the-future-for-a-rural-south-african-town/8242Award winning bridge unlocks the future for a rural South African townA new bridge in rural South Africa has won a regional engineering award for technical excellence. We spoke to Mandla Biyela, Transport and Planning Director for Kwa Zulu Natal in South Africa, to learn more about how this project is helping to change the lives of people in the region.Tue, 14 Aug 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-08-14T00:00:00ZA new bridge in rural South Africa has won a regional engineering award for technical excellence. We spoke to Mandla Biyela, Transport and Planning Director for Kwa Zulu Natal in South Africa, to learn more about how this project is helping to change the lives of people in the region.590519fe-75c7-4fdc-b272-04fc6a60a43fhttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/smart-ports-the-future-for-the-shipping-industry/8071Smart Ports – The Future for the Shipping IndustryPorts are now applying technologies never used in the maritime industry before. Predictive maintenance, 3D modelling and digital data collection mean that can perform digital simulations and scenario testing, saving time and money and aiding decision making. Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-05-08T00:00:00ZPorts are now applying technologies never used in the maritime industry before. Predictive maintenance, 3D modelling and digital data collection mean that can perform digital simulations and scenario testing, saving time and money and aiding decision making. c6bbedfe-a83a-40a2-975f-b1003779990ahttps://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/size-matters-especially-in-asia/8000Size matters – especially in Asia!The global roll-out of Nereda® technology is fast gaining momentum. Royal HaskoningDHV has recently received the first Nereda purchase orders for the States and now has projects in Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Australia/Oceania. We are currently piloting Nereda technology in Asia, the obvious large player missing in the fast growing Nereda reference list.Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-04-04T00:00:00ZThe global roll-out of Nereda® technology is fast gaining momentum. Royal HaskoningDHV has recently received the first Nereda purchase orders for the States and now has projects in Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Australia/Oceania. We are currently piloting Nereda technology in Asia, the obvious large player missing in the fast growing Nereda reference list.9e3df1e9-2fc5-4753-a0cd-fbd8bea2c537https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/industrial/royal-haskoningdhv-joins-buildingsmart-international-to-lead-the-charge-for-better-information-management/7992Royal HaskoningDHV joins buildingSMART International to lead the charge for Better Information ManagementIt’s not going to be long before all assets in the built environment have a digital twin. It may sound futuristic, but Royal HaskoningDHV is contributing to that vision, today.Thu, 29 Mar 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-03-29T00:00:00ZIt’s not going to be long before all assets in the built environment have a digital twin. It may sound futuristic, but Royal HaskoningDHV is contributing to that vision, today.10a2b0f4-2a81-4a54-aa3c-bcfffa40c238https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/water/organising-chaos/7830Organising chaosMartijn Karelse, Project Manager and Hydraulic Engineer discusses how the latest digital developments are allowing the Go-Wa dike team to keep their options open.Mon, 29 Jan 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-01-29T00:00:00ZMartijn Karelse, Project Manager and Hydraulic Engineer discusses how the latest digital developments are allowing the Go-Wa dike team to keep their options open.c8f78a3a-0635-477a-bf29-69737e4bbdd4https://www.royalhaskoningdhv.com/en-gb/blog/transport/the-need-for-speed-c-creating-fast-opening-large-dry-dock-gates/7737The need for speed: creating fast opening, large dry dock gatesThe increase in ship size for global freight makes perfect economic sense but the infrastructure that supports this rise needs to keep pace for shipyards to remain efficient and responsive.Thu, 11 Jan 2018 00:00:00 Z2018-01-11T00:00:00ZThe increase in ship size for global freight makes perfect economic sense but the infrastructure that supports this rise needs to keep pace for shipyards to remain efficient and responsive.