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Working groups and reports

The following PIANC Working Groups were set up recently. Interested in joining?  See the PIANC Brussels web site at www.pianc-aipcn.org/index.php and contact the UK Section for further details on how to participate.

Working Groups
UK Head Representative/Chairman
CoCom

 

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InCom

WG166 – Inflatable Structures in Hydraulic Engineering

Jim Stirling – Canal & River Trust

EnviCom

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Jan Brooke
(Independent)

MarCom

WG167 – Design of terminals for RoRo and RoPax vessels

Steve Osborn (Atkins)

Peter Hunter/ Stephen Cork
(HR Wallingford)

RecCom

WG168 – Single point yacht mooring design
WG169 – Fire system detection and controls in marinas

Tim Beckett – Beckett Rankine

The following is an overview of active working groups.  These working groups have been set up but if you wish to contribute contact the Group Chairman of the relevant working group – details at www.pianc-aipcn.org/index.php

InCom
  • E-Navigation for Inland Waterways (Working Group 156)
  • Ship Behaviour in Locks and Lock Approaches (Working Group 155)
  • Mitre Gate Design and Operation (Working Group 154)
  • Impacts on seismic loads and ship impacts on lock gates (Working Group 151)
  • Inland navigation safety (Working Group 142)
  • Design guidelines for inland waterways (Working Group 141)
  • Semi-probabilistic design concept for inland hydraulic structures (Working Group 140)
  • Values of Inland Waterways (Working Group 139)
  • Mechanical and electrical engineering lessons learnt from navigation structures (Working Group 138)
  • Navigation Structures resilience to overloading (Working Group 137)
  • Waterway Infrastructure Asset Maintenance Management (Working Group 129)
  • Alternative bank protection methods (Working Group 128)
  • Fish Passage (Working Group 127)
MarCom
  • Design and Maintenance of Container Terminal Pavements (Working Group 165)
  • Upgrade of Port Terminals by Increasing Dredged Depth (Working Group 164)
  • Recommendations for increased durability and service life of marine concrete infrastructure (Working Group 162)
  • Interaction between offshore wind farms and maritime navigation (Working Group 161)
  • Renewable Energy for Maritime Ports (Working Group 159)
  • Masterplans for the Development of Existing Ports (Working Group 158)
  • Recommendations for the design of marine oil terminals (Working Group 153)
  • Guidelines for cruise terminals (Working Group 152)
  • Guidelines for marina design (Working Group 149)
  • Environmental impact aspects of recreational navigation infrastructures (Working Group 148)
  • Guidelines for facilitation and integration among recreational, fishery and commercial navigation (Working Group 147)
  • Floating transhipment terminals for solid bulk cargoes (Working Group 146)
  • Berthing velocities and fender design (Working Group 145)
  • Classification of soils and rocks for the maritime dredging process (Working Group 144)
  • Design Principles for Container Terminals in Small and Medium Ports (Working Group 135)
  • Water injection dredging (Working Group 51)
  • Horizontal and vertical dimensions of fairways (Working Group 49)
  • Guidelines for port constructions, related to bowthrusters (Working Group 48)
  • Criteria for the selection of breakwater types and their optimum damage risk level (Working Group 47)
EnviCom
  • Environmental Aspects of Dredging and Port and Waterway Construction around Coastal Plant Habitats (Working Group 157)
  • Green ports, a practical guide for a sustainable seaport (Working Group 150)
  • Environmental impact aspects of recreational navigation infrastructures (Working Group 148)
  • Screening evaluation of environmental effects of navigation and infrastructure projects (Working Group 143)
  • Sustainable maritime navigation (Working Group 136)
  • Management of ports and waterways for fish and shellfish habitat (Working Group 16)
RecCom
  • Guidelines for Marina design (Working Group 149)
  • Environmental impact aspects of recreational navigation infrastructures (Working Group 148)
  • Guidelines for facilitation and integration among recreational, fishery and commercial navigation (Working Group 147)
  • Design and Operational Guidelines for Superyacht Facilities (Working Group 134)
  • Catalogue of prefabricated marina elements (Working Group 131)
  • Anti-sedimentation systems for Marinas and Yacht Harbours (Working Group 130)
CoCom
  • Training in Ports and Waterways (Working Group 126)
  • Best Practices for shoreline stabilization methods (Working Group 2)
Other working groups
  • River Information Services (Permanent WG)

Last updated: July 2015

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