Who is DredgDikes?

The project consortium consists of five eligible partners from Germany and Poland, 16 associated organisations from Germany, Poland, Denmark and Letland, as well as an external expert from Lithuania. On this page you will find a list of the partners. More information can be found here.

Lead Partner is the Chair of Geotechnics and Coastal Engineering at the University of Rostock, namely Prof. Dr.- Ing. Fokke Saathoff (chair-holder and DredgDikes project leader) and Dr.-Ing. Stefan Cantré (DredgDikes project manager). Besides the overall project coordination the university is responsible for the scientific evaluation of both the Rostock field tests and the pilot project as well as the prosuction of the multilingual guideline on dredged materials in dike construction.

The Project Partners

The Chair of Geotechnics, Geology and Maritime Engineering at the Technical University of Gdansk, chaired by Prof. Dr. Zbigniew Sikora, is the main research partner and responsible for the whole Polish part of the project. This partner is also responsible for the construction and scientific evaluation of the Polish field tests, supports the German partners in the pilot implementation and contributes considerably to the best-practice guideline, which will also be published in Polish.

The Water and Soil Association „Untere Warnow – Küste“ in Rostock, lead by Heike Just, is responsible for the implementation of the pilot dike at the Körkwitzer Bach.

The Civil Engineering and Harbour Construction Office of the Hanseatic City of Rostock represented by chief officer Heiko Tiburtius is responsible for the construction of the test dikes in Rostock and provides the necessary site.

The Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH, Department Applied Landscape Planning, represented by Dr. Michael Henneberg, is responsible for the quality control, ecological questions and vegetation science in the project.

The associated partners AP1-16 from the responsible federal, state, and regional authorities in Germany, Poland, Denmark and Letland, as well as from private companies, support the project within the monitoring group, during the construction of the test and pilot dikes, in implementing the guideline and with their dissemination capabilities.

AP1: StALU MM Rostock, Germany

AP2: BAW Hamburg, Germany

AP3: Maritime Office in Gdynia, Poland

AP4: Zarząd Melioracji i Urządzeń Wodnych Województwa Pomorskiego, Gdansk, Poland

AP5: Ekotech sp. z o.o. Szczecin, Poland

AP6: Baugrund Stralsund Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH für Geo- und Umwelttechnik, Stralsund, Germany

AP7: Hartmann & Partner Landwirtschaftlicher Betrieb, Klockenhagen, Germany

AP8: Colbond GmbH & Co. KG, Obernburg, Germany

AP9: Huesker Synthetic GmbH, Rostock, Germany

AP10: Heinrich Hirdes GmbH, Rostock, Germany

AP11: Latvian State Environmental Service, Riga, Latvia

AP12: StALU VP Stralsund, Germany

AP13: Stadt Ribnitz Damgarten, Stadtbauamt, Germany

AP14: West Pomeranian Head of Melioration and Hydrotechnic Structures, Szczecin, Poland

AP15: Head of Melioration and Hydrotechnic Structures, Elblag, Poland

AP16: Danish Coastal Authority, Lemvig, Denmark

External Expert

Prof. Arnoldas Norkus, Geotechnical Institute, TU Vilnius, Lithauen