Dredging works within the Port of Ravenna


  • Employer Autorità Portuale di Ravenna
  • Country Italy
  • Sector water control and marine works
  • Area Emilia-Romagna
  • Contract value 11,500,000 euro
  • Locality Ravenna
  • Finished work in 05 2000
  • Partecipation 66%


Hiring of dredging equipment and execution of dredging and reclamation works within the Port of Ravenna.

The excavation of seabed, between the stretch of S. Vitale dockyard to the mouth of the groyne, was dredges at the depth of -10.50 and the reflux materials were stored in settling basins provided by the Employer.

In relation to the location of the landfill, dredging activity was performed by the simultaneous use of three dredgers and 2 relaunch stations , with the distance from the flowing back point in some cases exceeding 4 km. A short stretch of shore, in a very narrow Canal area, has been protected by metal bulkheads and passive rods connected to a rear sheet pile anchor.

Dredging: 2.000.000 cu.m.

Steel sheet piling: 500.000 kg.


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