To manage costs and the long-term effects of dredging in highly dynamic estuarine areas, continued scientific research, modelling and analysis are indispensable.
With dredging responsibility for 11 municipalities along the environmentally sensitive Tagus estuary, the Port Authority of Lisbon needed an integrated strategic dredging plan. After detailed studies, they got it.
In this new study, Cochin, the second largest harbour on the west coast of India, is thoroughly examined for environmental impacts during and after dredging.
Unable to excavate a conventional open trench because of dumping limitations, a new technique was developed to install the pipeline through “diluted” soil.