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.
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 accommodate urban growth, given the difficulties of finding space within ge
The report provides the general concept of ecosystem services and the overall considerations on its use in the context of dredging projects.