Paper: Reclamation Pays - Assessing the Socio-Economic effects of Reclamation projects
Paper: Reclamation Pays – Assessing the Socio-Economic effects of Reclamation projects

This paper was written by Marco Gatto, 2 November 2014. The aim of this article is to contribute to a better understanding of the different types of socio-economic effects produced by reclamation projects, and hence to a more appropriate assessment of the overall value of reclamation based investments. Port cities have long been struggling to […]

Types of Dredging Projects
Types of Dredging Projects

Dredging projects are often classified into three categories: capital, that is, for new infrastructure, maintenance, or remedial (environmental) projects.

Work Plan for Reclamation Projects
Work Plan for Reclamation Projects

Before starting the filling operations at a reclamation site, a work plan should be made of the dredging, transport and reclamation activities.

“Facts About Initiating Hydraulic Fill Projects” describes the technical knowledge needed to design and successfully construct a land reclamation project.
Initiating Hydraulic Fill Projects

“Facts About Initiating Hydraulic Fill Projects” describes the technical knowledge needed to design and successfully construct a land reclamation project.

Procurement for dredging projects
Procurement for Dredging Projects

Procurement for dredging projects starts with a call for competitive bids guided by recognised tendering procedures.

Beyond Sand & Sea

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the IADC, a limited edition book ‘Beyond Sand & Sea’ was released.
It shows the last 50 years of dredging achievements as depicted through 50 iconic projects.

Marine Works Operations and Environmental Considerations When Building the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel
Marine Works Operations and Environmental Considerations When Building the Fehmarnbelt Tunnel

The Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link connecting Scandinavia and continental Europe will most likely become a tunnel rather than a bridge, but how it will be dredged is still to be determined.

Dredging for the Panama Canal’s New Locks at the North Entrance of the Pacific Access Channel
Dredging for the Panama Canal’s New Locks at the North Entrance of the Pacific Access Channel

To accommodate the increasing number of post-Panamax ships, the Panama Canal Authority embarked on a major expansion plan to excavate, drill, blast and dredge to build a larger third set of locks.