Environmental Dredging of a Chromium Contaminated Fjord
Environmental Dredging of a Chromium Contaminated Fjord

The sediments in Valdemarsviken fjord in Sweden were contaminated with chromium from the discharge of untreated wastewater from tannery operations decades ago. The contaminated sediments were dredged, dewatered, solidified and placed as a engineered fill in a nearshore area.

New Developments in Environmental Dredging: From Scoop to Sweep Dredge
New Developments in Environmental Dredging: From Scoop to Sweep Dredge

The winner of the 1996 IADC Award, this paper describes one of the recent dredging techniques tested on the Ketelmeer and now being used in the Port of Nieuwpoort, Belgium.