BM SUMER consultants provide to clients in-depth insight and creative solutions in projects related to Coastal, Offshore, Hydraulic, River, Environmental, Marine Geotechnical Engineering and Marine Civil Engineering. This is based on more than 40 years of experience in research and consultancy.

Speciality Areas

  • Scour / scour protection around marine and hydraulic structures
  • Wave- and seismic-induced liquefaction of marine soils, and its implications for marine structures
  • Interaction between seabed and anchoring systems for floating offshore wind farms. Liquefaction and scour analyses, and solutions
  • Current and wave loading on marine / hydraulic structures
  • Stability of marine pipelines
  • Flow-induced vibrations of marine pipelines
  • River engineering
  • Coastal and river sediment transport
  • Surf-zone hydrodynamics and sediment transport
  • Flow in sea straits, estuaries and bays
  • Diffusion and dispersion of pollutants in recipient waters
  • Design and Assessment of Coastal Protection Structures
  • Marine Renewable Energy

Recent Consultancy Projects

  • EOLFI (France). Liquefaction / Scouring Geohazard Preliminary Study. Groix & Belle-Ile Offshore Floating Wind Farm, France.
    Phase 1, Phase 2, and and Phase 3, 2017-2020
  • Petrofac Norge A/S,  Scour Protection Studies for Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Project– Alpha Platform, The Netherlands, 2019
  • Jan De Nul Dredging n.v. (Belgium), Scour Studies For Changhua Offshore Windfarm Phase 1 Project, Taiwan, 2019
  • FIDES Eng. (Belgium), Morphological/Scour Study in connection with Offshore High Voltage Station in BWD, Belgium, 2019
  • DHI Water & Environment (Sweden), Scour Assessment for Nogersund-Hano Pipeline, Sweden, 2018
  • FIDES Eng. (Belgium), Scour Around OSY Jacket Foundation in the Belgian Sector of the North Sea, Belgium, 2018
  • Vattenfall, Scour assessment study. Horns Rev C jacket, and HR3 monopile, Denmark, 2015
  • Musannah Fishery Harbor, hydraulic scale modelling of breakwater stability and wave overtopping, Sultanate of Oman, 2015
  • Mersin International Port (MIP) Development Project, consultancy for marine structure design and modification, Mersin Turkey, 2015
  • Scour Assessment. Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, United Kingdom, 2013
  • Taqah Fishery Harbor, hydraulic scale modelling of breakwater stability and wave overtopping, Sultanate of Oman, 2013.
  • Feasibility Study of Capital Dredging and Sustainable River Management in Bangladesh (FSCD&SRMB).
    Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB), 2013
  • DanTysk offshore wind farm scour protection and filter design, Denmark, 2011
  • Studies of rock installation and its impact on sediment transport for Terminal Oceanico oil pipelines, Brazil, 2010
  • Damage sustained to concrete caissons during a storm event. Scour and Liquefaction Analysis, Canada, 2010
  • Studies on rock installation over pipelines in Negro River, Brazil, 2009
  • Busan Immersed Tunnel. Hydrodynamic loading, South Korea, 2008
  • Backfill liquefaction assessment study. Blacktip Gas Project, Australia, 2005
  • Assessment of soil liquefaction and floatation of a 1.4 m diameter and 5 km long buried sea outfall pipe, United Kingdom, 2004

Recent Consultancy Projects