Dredging Developments in the Canadian Arctic

by Joost Brakel, Volker Stevin Dredging &, Services Canada Ltd, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dredging and Dredged Material Disposal


The use of dredges in the Canadian Arctic in connection with oil exploration programmes has lead to the adaptation of existing and adoption of new techniques. Further development is required if sufficient oil is found to warrant exploitation. The new techniques could also be used in more benign environments.

Subject Headings: Dredging | Offshore construction | Underwater construction | Offshore structures | Underwater structures | Construction methods | Structural design | Berms | Arctic | Canada

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