How navigable are fluid mud layers?

Safe navigation through ports and waterways is determined by the space available under a ship's keel, but a seabed of fluid mud can get in the way.

‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’
Interview: ‘Can ports face extreme vessel growth by themselves?’

The International Association of Ports and Harbors’s Patrick Verhoeven discusses the major topics facing the world’s ports as they prepare for the future as well as ways ports can adapt to the ever-growing scale increase of ships.

Towards Sustainable Port Development

An ecosystem services assessment of Port Botany’s expansion identifies the project’s economic, environmental and socio-economic impacts for a universal stakeholder guide which ensures sustainable development.

A Guide to Cost Standards for Dredging Equipment 2009

A joint venture between IADC and CIRIA, the publication A guide to cost standards for dredging equipment 2009 offers a benchmark to establish the capital and related costs of various types of dredging plant and equipment commonly in use within the industry.

Ecosystem Services
Ecosystem services: Towards integrated marine infrastructure project optimisation

The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.

Hydraulic Fill Manual

This manual, a first of its kind, is an ideal reference for all involved in the development of such infrastructure projects.

An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimising Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports
An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimising Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports

The continuing surge in vessel sizes is putting increased pressure on port authorities worldwide. Experts recount the implementation of innovative modelling for maintaining channel depths at the ports of Brisbane and Geelong, Australia.

Webinar: Safety and Dredging
Safety and Dredging (on demand)

The webinar features safety experts who provide you insights on how safety risks such as hydrogen sulphide (H2S), unexploded ordnances (UXO) and mooring were handled on the New Suez Canal Project.