The inventions which led to the development of the principal types of dredges in modern use are outlined together with methods of operation, capabilities and advantages, capital, running and unit costs. Some indication is given of the problems which confronted the dredging industry as a result of the rapid revolution in shipbuilding practice and the need to deepen the sea approaches of established ports for every large bulk carriers. Dredging problems at South African harbors and methods of handling them are described.

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    South African Institute of Civil Engineers

    P.O. Box 1187, 75 Marshall Street
    Johannesburg,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, N P
  • Publication Date: 1972-9

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  • Pagination: p. 291-302
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046628
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1973 12:00AM