Economic Aspects of Backpassing: New-type Profiling by New-Type Equipment
Keywords:Shallow water draft hopper dredger, profile nourishment, economic aspects of nourishments of shores
This brief communication is written in continuation of the paper on "Bypassing and Backpassing at Harbors, Navigation Channels, and Tidal Entrances: Use of Shallow-Water Draft Hopper Dredgers with Pump-out Capabilities", published by the Journal of Coastal Research, 8(4), 972-978. It explains the economic advantages of the operation of shallow-water draft hopper dredgers combined with profile nourishment. For reasons of clarity, the writer uses two schematics explaining essential facts about the operation.