Can Workability be Enhanced by Operational Wave Modelling?
IADC’s Young Author Award winner François De Keuleneer and co-authors Joris de Vroom and Arjan Mol discuss the Workability Tool which ensures captains of specialised vessels can make informed decisions to dredge during favourable wave conditions.
Wind
Wind
Wind does not usually cause disturbance to the fill, but wind can affect other aspects of a dredging project like damaging equipment and harming personnel.
Weather Events
Weather Events
Extreme weather events like earthquakes, tsunamis, heavy winds and hurricanes should be considered when planning a dredging operation.