Economic Aspects of Backpassing: New-type Profiling by New-Type Equipment

Per Bruun

Abstract


This brief communication is written in continuation of the paper on "Bypassing and Backpassing at Harbors, Navigation Channels, and Tidal Entrances: Use of Shallow-Water Draft Hopper Dredgers with Pump-out Capabilities", published by the Journal of Coastal Research, 8(4), 972-978. It explains the economic advantages of the operation of shallow-water draft hopper dredgers combined with profile nourishment. For reasons of clarity, the writer uses two schematics explaining essential facts about the operation.

 


Keywords


Shallow water draft hopper dredger; profile nourishment; economic aspects of nourishments of shores

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