Randle Reef at Hamilton Harbour, an Area of Concern (AOC), is the largest site in Canada contaminated with Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs). A collaboration of municipal and federal entities is working on remediation measures.
Studies reveal some interesting and surprising features about circulation and the fluid mud layer in an important harbour area.
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.
To limit the contamination from coal dust and relieve the congestion at the Chennai, India harbour, the small village of Ennore was chosen as a site for a new port.
As part of the larger Mobag 2000 project, physical, chemical and ecotoxical studies of dredging effects in the harbour at Nieuwpoort were conducted and compared.
An innovative system of collecting tolls has financed the privatisation of maintenance dredging on the River Plate and in the harbour of Buenos Aires.