Konrad Mech, CD, P.Eng., PMP, BEng, BA, MBA
- Sales Director, Coasts, Ports and Inland Waterways
- Kongsberg Discovery
Konrad Mech is a Registered Professional Engineer in Ontario and B.C. (non-practicing), and a Project Management Professional certified by the Project Management Institute. He obtained a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada and attained the rank of Major in the Royal Canadian Artillery active Reserves. He also holds a BA (Commerce) from University of Toronto and Masters of Business Administration with Distinction from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. He currently serves as Sales Director – Coasts, Ports and Inland Waterways with Kongsberg Maritime AS, a world leader in acoustic technology for underwater intervention, deep sea construction, marine engineering and site inspection, hydrography, ocean sciences, and defense applications.
Session #12: Kongsberg Discovery’s BerthWatch
Kongsberg Discovery has developed BerthWatchTM to provide real-time continuous soundings in vessel berths. Current practice is to conduct periodic hydrographic surveys, then apply a factor of safety for under keel clearance. This provides no information about the rate of siltation or shoaling between surveys – which is economically sub-optimal. BerthWatch provides all stakeholders real-time data […]