Programme of Measures - Marine Morphology - 2009

Date published: 14 December 2009

There are many morphological pressures on the marine environment around Northern Ireland. Our ports play an important role in transporting goods in and out of the country. In 2006, approximately 25 million tonnes of goods were transported through our ports in addition to half a million tourist vehicles. In order to sustain viability and safety in our ports, essential operations like dredging and the engineering of port facilities must be carried out on a regular basis.

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