Capital Dredging at New Mangalore Port
Capital Dredging at New Mangalore Port

The third stage in the development of one of India's major ports included rock dredging using underwater drilling and blasting.

Assessment of Short Term Environmental Impacts on Dredging in a Tropical Estuary
Assessment of Short Term Environmental Impacts on Dredging in a Tropical Estuary

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.

Ennore Breakwater Construction
Ennore Breakwater Construction

Monsoons at Ennore on the eastern coast of India are a problem. Part of building the new port was the construction of two breakwaters to protect the harbour against waves and sedimentation, for which a new method of compaction was developed.

Ennore Coal Port Project: Port Basin and Entrance Channel
Ennore Coal Port Project: Port Basin and Entrance Channel

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.