A new technique in soil treatment has recently been introduced. Following the successful development of the BeauDrain® vacuum consolidation system, Boskalis has now developed another new dredging technique called BeauDredge®.
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.
More techniques for dredging thin layers in contaminated waters have been tested on the Ketelmeer in 1996. A summary.