Sustainable Environmental Treatment and Reuse of Marine Sediment

Public Presentation Seminar of the project

on 30th September 2010 in Brighton

 Opening speech : Jean Pierre LUCAS, Director of the Newhaven Port

The dredging issue in the Channel

Port and maritime economy importance for the Channel area economic development
Paul TOURRET,
director of the Institut Supérieur de l’Economie MARitime
Nantes Saint-Nazaire (ISEMAR)

What are the environmental risks linked to the sediment management – European and French context
Howard HOLT,
Director of SEEPORTS and Vice President of the Regional
Local Channel Ports

Presentation of the SETARMS project
Nathalie DUMAY
, Co-ordinator of the SETARMS Project – Association des Ports Locaux de la Manche
Presentation of the SETARMS project by Nathalie DUMAY Presentation of the SETARMS project
Presentation of the Workpackage 1 : Overview of the dreding operations in the Channel

Laurence HOPKINSON, Reader, University of Brighton
Kevin STONE, Principal lecturer, University of Brighton
Presentation of the Workpackage 2 : Characterization of the sediments

Mohamed BOUTOUIL, Manager of the laboratory, Ecole Supérieur d’Ingénieurs des Travaux de la Construction de Caen
Presentation of the Workpackage 2 : Re-use of the sediments


Round table Moderator : Keith MARTIN, Chamber of Commerce of the Côtes d’Armor

The management of the dredged sediments disposable at sea and the management of the environmental impact
Chris VIVIAN,
Principal Marine advisor, Center for Environment, Fisheries
and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS) 

The management of the non disposable at sea sediments: Opportunities of reuse of these sediments – presentation of the different ways that will be explored in the setarms project Antoine LAMACHE, Development manager, Eurovia

Public acceptance of the dredging operations in the Channel

Conclusions