BS 6349-5:2016 Maritime works. Code of practice for dredging and land reclamation

BS 6349-5:2016

Maritime works. Code of practice for dredging and land reclamation

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : December 2016



What is this standard about?

BS 6349-5 provides recommendations for dredging and land reclamation works.  It also outlines mitigation and monitoring procedures and criteria relating to potential environmental impacts.

Who is this standard for?

BS 6349-5 will be useful for anyone involved in the maritime industry and those working in the mining industry involved in land reclamation.

Why should you use this standard?

This standard promotes a greater understanding of the constraints and requirements for a successful dredging and reclamation project.  In addition, this part of BS 6349 outlines environmental assessment procedures and criteria, in relation to the UK, that are considered illustrative of similar good practice in many jurisdictions.

What’s changed since the last update?

The latest version of the standard reflects developments in technology and the increase in size and capabilities of dredging plants. It also offers more extensive guidance on current methods available.

BS 6349-5 is part of a suite of standards that give recommendations for maritime works.

Standard NumberBS 6349-5:2016
TitleMaritime works. Code of practice for dredging and land reclamation
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 December 2016
Confirm Date24 May 2021
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS 5930:2015, BS 5607:2017, BS EN 1997-1:2004+A1:2013, BS 6349-1-1, BS EN ISO 22476, ASTM D2488, ASTM D2167, ASTM D4254, ASTM D7382, BS EN 933-4, BS EN 933-3, ASTM D4253, ASTM D1586, BS 6031, BS 1377
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 6349-7, BS EN 14731, BS 6349-8, BS EN ISO 19901-8, BS 8006-1, BS 6349-1-4, BS 6349-4, prEN 16907-6, ASTM D5731, BS 6349-1-2, BS 6349-1-3, BS 6349-6, BS 6349-3, BS EN 15237:2007, BS ISO 11277:2020, BS 6349-2:2010
ReplacesBS 6349-5:1991
Draft Superseded By16/30302061 DC
DescriptorsOcean waves, Land reclamation works, Floating structures, Surveying, Licences, Water, Maritime structures, Drilling (mineral extraction), Soil classification tests, Dredgers, Design, Tides, Dynamic oceanography, Surveying equipment, Mathematical calculations, Oceanographic equipment, Ocean currents, Site investigations, Temperature, Dredging, Magnetometers, Rocks, Excavating, Sampling methods, Construction engineering works, Environmental cleanliness, Sea bed, Underwater construction works, Maintenance, Classification systems, Salinity, Echo sounders, Sonar, Underwater extraction, Excavating equipment, Earth-moving equipment, Selection
ISBN978 0 580 86795 8
File Size2.167 MB

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