Who Are We?

Anthony D Bates Dredging Consultants has a leading position on the global dredging market, providing expert advice on all aspects of the dredging industry. Our specialist consultants have kept themselves at the forefront of the latest technological developments in the industry are able to advise clients on matters such as:
  • The break out capacity of the new large backhoe & cutter suction dredgers
  • The capabilities of the modern large trailing suction hopper dredgers
  • Alternative techniques for maintenance dredging such as water injection dredging Quantification of project risks in different soil types
  • Up to date production calculations and budget costings
  • Optimisation of berth pocket design

As projects have become more diverse we have expanded our capabilities to be able to offer clients overall project solutions to include services such as jetties/quay wall designs and environmental and hydrodynamic modelling services, utilising specialist associations when required.

We are an established international dredging and coastal consultancy operating in over 30 countries with a strong track record of providing effective and creative solutions for some of the world's most challenging dredging projects. Over the past 40 years we have built up extensive knowledge and hands-on experience of both large and small dredging projects around the world, which we can draw upon when advising our clients. Our culture is to work in partnership with clients to identify, define and deliver solutions to complex problems. We work hard to forge long term relations with clients to provide dredging solutions over many years. We are focused on providing high quality, high value professional services to ensure we deliver optimum results and inspire confidence in everything we do to satisfy the needs of our valued clients.

As we are a small specilised consultancy we are able to provide clients with a very personal service with the aim to ensure clients receive the best value for money solutions. No project is too big or small for us.

We invite you to learn more about our activities by exploring our What We Do section and find how our Partnership can assist you with your dredging, engineering, survey, licensing and planning needs.

If you would like to know more about us or have any questions, please get in touch today.

Who are our clients?

The Partnership specialises in all aspects of dredging works and has a long established and diverse client base, including:

  • Water authorities
  • Ports and harbour authorities
  • Consulting Engineers
  • Oil, Gas & Chemical Industry
  • Contractors
  • Law practices
  • Funding agencies
  • Fishing organisations
  • Canal operators
  • Marina operators

Whilst more than 70% of workload is traditionally in the UK and Ireland, the remainder of projects have been completed overseas in more than 30 countries.