The Taparura Project: Sustainable Coastal Remediation and Development at Sfax, Tunisia
The Taparura Project: Sustainable Coastal Remediation and Development at Sfax, Tunisia

The rehabilitation of a heavily polluted industrial area to create a clean urban centre demanded continual cooperation amongst financiers, managers, engineers, environmentalists, contractors and government authorities.

Breakwater Rehabilitation Project at the Port of Poti, Georgia
Breakwater Rehabilitation Project at the Port of Poti, Georgia

Finally, after 200 years, the breakwater at Poti on the Black Sea has been repaired in a way that will reduce the need for maintenance and limit the port’s down-time.

Gravity Base Foundations for the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm
Gravity Base Foundations for the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Farm

Innovative dredging technologies played a key role in the realisation of these novel Gravity Base Foundations, which can accommodate 5MW Wind Turbine Generators and be placed in very deep waters.

Manifa Field Causeway and Islands, Saudi Arabia
Manifa Field Causeway and Islands, Saudi Arabia

Three alternatives were studied in order to choose the optimal design for building a complex of causeways that meets parameters for overtopping, earthquake loads and water circulation.

Panama Canal Atlantic Entrance Expansion Project
Panama Canal Atlantic Entrance Expansion Project

The challenge of widening and deepening the Panama Canal without obstructing the heavy vessel traffic in transit was met by using state-of-the-art, large capacity, self-propelled dredging equipment.

Dredging, Trenching and Rock Placement Works for the Sakhalin-1 Project, Russian Far East
Dredging, Trenching and Rock Placement Works for the Sakhalin-1 Project, Russian Far East

Persevering in remote eastern Russia, with its severe climate and lack of infrastructure, dredgers dug the trenches and laid the pipelines which will provide billions of barrels of gas and oil.

Six Sigma Quality Improvement of Compaction at the new Doha International Airport Project
Six Sigma Quality Improvement of Compaction at the new Doha International Airport Project

The New Doha International Airport project in Qatar comprises amongst other things the construction of a 22-km2 reclamation area. The hydraulically reclaimed fill is compacted using a combination of compaction techniques, amongst which High Energy Impact Compaction (HEIC).

Montpellier Sea Outfall: Europe's Longest Marine PE Pipe Project
Montpellier Sea Outfall: Europe’s Longest Marine PE Pipe Project

The increasing population in the Montpellier, France environment required a new waste water treatment plan. Studies indicated that for maximum safety the sea outfall should be placed 11 km off the coast - an enormous length to lay an outfall pipe.