In 2010 construction of a new port and sea wall in Grand Riviere, Martinique disrupted the natural sediment movement and transport patterns and resulted in beach erosion.
The dredger, with the aid of GPS guided software, is working through a grid pattern that will result in a full 12-foot deep entrance to the Cobourg harbour.
Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. proudly announced the arrival of the first Olongapo City-owned dredging machine to the residents of Abra St., Brgy. Barretto at the Gordon HELPS Caravan.
Land & Water were contracted with Carmarthenshire County Council to remove the build up of sand from the marina that had been washed in by the tidal currents.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer, Los Angeles District, used an IMS Model 7012 HP Versi-Dredge® in a beneficial reuse project at Marina Del Rey, California, the largest man-made marina in the United States.
The massive beach clean-up started with dredging in March and takes some three weeks to complete, based on weather and wave conditions.