Coastal Protection

Coastal protection of beaches, cities and communities located close to oceans and seas is a primary activity of the dredging industry.

Deltas on the move

An exploration on the potential for soft, system-based measures in deltas.

Long-Term Coastal Defence and Management at Pevensey Bay, UK: A Public Private Partnership
Long-Term Coastal Defence and Management at Pevensey Bay, UK: A Public Private Partnership

Storms have always caused erosion along the coastline of Pevensey Bay (UK), but rising sea levels have made the situation critical. A Public-Private Partnership is creating a long-term, cost-efficient strategy to improve the situation.

Seaward Coastal Defence Scheme Eierland
Seaward Coastal Defence Scheme Eierland

Working with the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management, dredgers construct a dam as a means to prevent coastal erosion.