Reducing port sedimentation: Why careful planning of port layouts is important on sandy coasts

Improved long-term predictions of the bathymetry in ports now possible due to new innovative modelling technology.

For many ports and harbours, maintenance dredging is the biggest single expenditure in their goal to ensure clear and safe navigation.
Along sandy coasts, sediment is transported along the shoreline by the impact of waves, tide and currents, and potentially accumulates in port areas.

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Two critical steps when dealing with oil spills

What should be done to manage a marine oil spill? Here are two critical steps!

The 3rd January 2017 collision between a Singapore-registered ship and another vessel near Pasir Gudang Port in Johor, Malaysia saw almost 300 tonnes of bunker fuel spilled in a narrow channel. This is one of Singapore’s worst spills that has happened in recent years due to the proximity to very sensitive environment.

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