Categories: a-port-information, British Ports Association, BusinessPublished On: 15.09.2021131 words0.7 min read

The BPA and Augean present this paper examining alternative routes for contaminated sediments. Industry expects that these levels will become stricter as political and social attitudes to environmental risk change over time, making traditional routes to disposing of sediments more difficult. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical to ensuring safe navigation for vessels. The ports industry is highly competitive and changes to regulation are a key factor in infrastructure costs. As Government is reviewing this regulation, generally with a view to tightening it and adding costs, the BPA is committed to exploring interesting and innovative alternatives.

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