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The dredging of a totally new website, calls for cautious research of website stipulations, the facility to deal with tricky and unforeseen fabrics, the purchase of costly plant and the disposal of capital dredged fabric. Plus, because the dangers are a lot better than upkeep dredging, and the dimension and money tools are diverse, contracting additionally wishes very cautious attention. This publication attracts at the event of a number of professional authors to provide an explanation for find out how to keep away from operational difficulties, excessive upkeep expenditures and the way to minimise the environmental influence.

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The suitability of the seabed soils or rocks for anchoring a floating vessel has also to be considered. The proximity of pipelines or buried cables may also affect the choice of drilling vessel. 48. If a barge is to be used then it must be equipped with heavy duty anchors and be easily manoeuvrable. Support vessels may also be required to assist with anchoring. A number of purpose built or modified drilling barges are in current use and are suitable for moderately exposed sites within reasonable distance of port facilities and shelter.

E. Design & Improvement of Inland Waterways. 26th International Navigation Congress, Brussels 1985. 7. A. An Introduction In Engineering Fluid Mechanics, Macmillan, 1982. BURT 8. HYDRAULICS RESEARCH. Waterford Harbour, Port Development Plan - Hydraulic Implications, Report EX 1085, October 1982. 9. H. Estimation of maintenance dredging for navigation channels. Hydraulics Research 1980. 10. GRANT THORNTON. POSFORD DEVIVIER, MARITIME AND DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS, Port of Boston Long Term Development Strategy, Stage 3 Report, July 1989.

Sea Bed Sampling. a) Take 20 Boreholes to a maximum depth of 10 metres below sea bed level. b) Take 150 Vibrocores to a penetration depth of 3 metres. c) Carry out 150 Cone Penetrometer Tests (Maximum depth 3 m). d) One hundred surface material samples,(Hydraulic Grab). e) Standard laboratory testing for identification and dredgeability. , (Supply 20 Copies). Programme. The proposed start of the works is in mid-January 1991, with completion of the field work by the end of March 1991. Completion of the laboratory work shall be within 6 weeks of the finish of the field work.

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