Maximising Beneficial Reuse Through the Use of a Novel Dredging Contract
Maximising Beneficial Reuse Through the Use of a Novel Dredging Contract

Partnering with dredging experts, the Port of London Authority developed a unique contract, which incentivised dredging contractors to find opportunities for the beneficial reuse of dredged material.

New possibilities for Ripper Dredging of Rock
New possibilities for Ripper Dredging of Rock

When the trials at the Port of Sudan to open a trench with explosives were unsuccessful, trenching equipment – a backhoe dredger with a rock bucket and a TSHD with a new generation of ripper-draghead – was brought in to accomplish the task.

Planning for the Future - Ground Improvement Trials at the Port of Brisbane
Planning for the Future – Ground Improvement Trials at the Port of Brisbane

Historically the consolidation of reclaimed land takes about 10 years, but with the urgent need for land expansion, new ground improvement techniques are being tested to shorten the timeframe for preparing the land for use.

Port 2000, Le Havre’s New Container Terminal: Breakwaters and Dredging of the Nautical Access Channel
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 Port of Brisbane: Operating a Port in an Area with High Environmental Values
The Port of Brisbane: Operating a Port in an Area with High Environmental Values

To be successful, a modern port must pay attention to the public's justifiable concerns about environment.

Chemical Monitoring of Maintenance Dredging Operations at Zeebrugge
Chemical Monitoring of Maintenance Dredging Operations at Zeebrugge

As part of an intensive reasearch project to evaluate the ecological impact of dredging and relocation of material, two differnet techniques were compared.

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.

Tanjung Pelepas Port: From Jungle to Malaysia's Newest Container Port
Tanjung Pelepas Port: From Jungle to Malaysia’s Newest Container Port

Working on a fast track, in less than 5 years, a quiet oil palm plantation area has been transformed into an active port and industrial area.