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    Facts About FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)

    FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)

    “Facts About: FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)” describes a standard form of contract for projects involving dredging and reclamation work which also offers guidance for the contracting process Released in 2016, the Form of Contract for...
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    “Facts About Alliance Contracts” describes how this type of contract can shape a collaborative process that promotes trust between clients and contractors.

    Alliance Contracts

    “Facts About Alliance Contracts” describes how this type of contract can shape a collaborative process that promotes trust between clients and contractors The underlying premise of a traditional contract is adversarial in that each party...
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    Valuing Variations In Dredging Contracts

    Valuing Variations In Dredging Contracts

    Variations are essential in dredging contracts and they have the potential to generate extra costs and pose significant delay to projects So, what is the best way to go about reaching a fair valuation in variations in dredging...
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    Design/ Build & Other Types of Dredging Contracts

    Design/ Build & Other Types of Dredging Contracts

    Contracts for dredging projects can include design, construction, finance, operating and maintenance, as a totality or in a combination of parts Types of dredging contracts The type of dredging and construction contract is usually decided upon at...
    Dredging and Maritime Construction Contracts

    Dredging and Maritime Construction Contracts

    Dredging contracts may be based on a variety of local and national regulations When working internationally the FIDIC contract is the accepted norm The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works, commonly known as the Blue Book was...
    Day Rate, Cost Plus and Charter Contracts

    Day Rate, Cost Plus and Charter Contracts

    Day rate, Cost plus and Charter contracts each have specific applications that determine how the contractor is paid and who is managing the project Day rate contract Day rate contract is the price or cost of a particular service for a day's period...
    A Review of the FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)

    A Review of the FIDIC Blue Book (Second Edition)

    In 2006, FIDIC published a specialised contract for dredging and reclamation activities – the FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works Ten years later, the second edition of this book has been released with updates to better...
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    Fair contract conditions and competition

    Fair contract conditions and competition

    FIDIC Conditions of Contract books are essential to the dredging industry There is a whole suite of contracts for stakeholders to choose from to suit their needs Discover when and why these contracts were...
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    When is an Escalation Clause Necessary? Dealing with Price Fluctuations in Dredging Contracts

    When is an Escalation Clause Necessary? Dealing with Price Fluctuations in Dredging Contracts

    Unexpected costs resulting from fluctuations in prices for raw materials,fuel and labour can add extra financial risks for dredging contractors and...
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    Adverse Physical Conditions and the Experienced Contractor Test

    Adverse Physical Conditions and the Experienced Contractor Test

    Standard dredging contracts do not necessarily take into account “unforeseeable” soil conditions which can cause serious financial uncertainties The time to consider these issues is before work...
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    Partnering: The Right Procurement Tool for Risky Contracts

    Partnering: The Right Procurement Tool for Risky Contracts

    Despite the recent progress, partnering in the UK continues to mean different things to different people The difference between project and strategic partnering is fundamental and could reflect the difference between a client's desire to partner on...
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