PRISMA – innovative dredging methods (VIDEO)

Port of Rotterdam has just released this very interesting video about the research program PRISMA – innovative dredging methods.

Furthermore, the Port is continuously looking for ways to make the port smarter more efficient, better and more sustainable.

“For this, we look under water to find a source of innovation that seems unlikely at first: Mud,” said the Port.

“In liquid form it offers many opportunities.”

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In many sea ports, like Rotterdam, the top layer of harbor bed consists of mud.

To keep the water depth optimal, the Port dredges these areas periodically.

Photo: Port of Rotterdam