To show the success of polymer use in highly contaminated areas, two recent projects are presented: at Port-La-Forêt harbour in La Forêt-Fouesnant, France and at the Kishon River seven kilometres downstream from Haifa, Israel.
Dredging and Valorisation: Treatment of Contaminated Dredged Material in the Port of Dunkirk, France
To meet recent legislative requirements in France, the Port Authority of Dunkirk has pioneered a new method for dewatering contaminated dredged material and readying it for further use.
Port 2000, Le Havre’s New Container Terminal: Breakwaters and Dredging of the Nautical Access Channel
Flexibility and ingenuity were required to meet the environmental and economic demands for expanding France’s largest port which faces the rough swells of the Channel.
The increasing population in the Montpellier, France environment required a new waste water treatment plan. Studies indicated that for maximum safety the sea outfall should be placed 11 km off the coast - an enormous length to lay an outfall pipe.
NorFra Pipeline Installation Project: Pretrenching, Seabed Levelling, and Landfall Dredging and Civil Works
A 42" diameter, 835 km-long, high pressure natural gas pipeline was laid from Norway to France in record time and under budget.