Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran, Coasts and Ports Department
The challenge of maximizing dredging efficiency is still remains as a dilemma in port management and brings about unforeseen costs annually. While among many environmental and safety rules which are addressed and executed in marine waters, there’s no exact direction about dumping dredged sediments. It’s obvious that dredging operations to deepening shipping channel and increasing draft should be done temporarily. On the other hands, the dumping of picked sediment (both contaminated and clean) supposed to be done based on comprehensive technological aspects. Whereas, a cost dredging and crucial environmental consequences are worryingly high.Initial surveys reveals that the availability of information on target marine area should be as enough as its need to make big necessary data which should be drawn.
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