The Port of Thunder Bay is a busy commercial harbour with typically 6 million tonnes of grain shipments per year. Riggs was retained to address navigation concerns, exacerbated by low Lake Superior water levels.
Our scope of services included:
The Port Stanley harbour is located in Elgin County on the north shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of Kettle Creek.
Riggs provided support to a business case study regarding the financial viability of the harbour and investigated the short term and long term fate of sediments deposited by Kettle Creek. Riggs provided future harbour development options and evaluated possible disposal of dredged sediment including open water disposal, with the following:
Riggs was hired by the Elgin Military Museum to assist on the marine engineering components of the project that brought HMCS Ojibwa, a cold war submarine to Port Burwell, Ontario. Our tasks included ensuring that the harbour bottom was dredged to sufficient grades and the design of the shore transfer dock.