SEDIMED

A network for the recycling of Mediterranean marine sediment

Projet en cours

Project leader ENVISAN France
Industrials partners Colas, ERG Environnement, EGIS
Research partners ARMINES, INERIS, CEREMA
Budget 9 900 K€
Cofinanceur publics French Interministerial Single Fund, Local authorities, ADEME, Agence de l'Eau Rhône Méditerranée
Year of labeling 2008
Year of co-financing 2009

The main objectives of this project are:

  • Encourage and support the emergence of an economic sector for the treatment and management of marine sediments guiding regional ports, companies involved in research, treatment and development to a position of international strength in this area.
  • Clarify and develop the work and investigations of MEDDTL with a view to having support on a regulatory level.
  • Offer tools to those working in the maritime sector such as a guide to methodology and a centre of resource and expertise including a sediment reference database for managing sediment within the environment.
  • Provide a scale 1 demonstration model on the ZIP site at Brégaillon.
  • Study the possibility of creating a Mediterranean observation forum on this subject.