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2010, MARIN and Noble Denton, Reduction of environmental impacts of dredger operations

2010, MARIN and Noble Denton, Reduction of environmental impacts of dredger operations

Topic categories:

Shipping and Navigation

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Feb 2010 - Apr 2010

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

MARIN and Noble Denton

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

This project aims to create awareness of the operational performance of dredger ships and the savings that can be made on fuel and gaseous emissions. Various factors were examined including improving sailing performance of the ships hull and propulsion system. The overall conclusion of this study is that increased awareness of fuel saving potentials and small changes in operation and maintenance strategies, large savings can be made in fuel emissions.