Dibden bay case study

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  • DIBDEN BAY, UK CASE STUDY
    • LOCATION: SOUTHAMPTON, ENGLISH SOUTH COAST
    • ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S LEADING PORTS, DEALING WITH  CONTAINERIZED  CARGO + CRUISE SHIP PASSANGERS
    • UK'S 2ND BIGGEST CONTAINER PORT
    • IN 2000, PEOPLE NOTICED THE CONTAINER PORT NEEDED TO BE EXPANDED AS NEW BUSINESS MAY BE LOST TO MAINLAND EUROPEAN PORTS E.G. HAMBURG, ROTTERDAM + LE HARVE
    • ASSOCIATED BRITISH PORTS (ABP) IS THE OWNER OF SOUTHAMPTON DOCKS
      • HAD NO ROOM FOR EXPANSION  ON THE SOUTHAMPTON SIDE OF THE  TEST ESTUARY. HOWEVER A LARGE AREA HAS BEEN RECLAIMED FOR PORT EXPANSION IN THE 1950'S + 60'S
    • REASONS FOR SUPPORT OF PORT EXPANSION
      • NATIONAL NEED FOR MORE CONTAINER-HANDLING CAPACITY
      • SOUTHAMPTON WELL PLACED FOR TRANSATLANTIC CONTAINER TRAFFIC
      • MORE JOBS BOTH DURING THE CONSTRUCTION AND WHEN PORT FULLY OPERATIONAL
      • INCREASED EFFICIENCY OF THE PORT- NEW CONTAINER STACKING TECHNIQUES AND FASTER CRANES
      • BENEFICIAL KNOCK-ON EFFECTS IN MARINE INDUSTRIES
      • MORE MONEY IN LOCAL ECONOMY
    • REASONS FOR OBJECTION OF EXPANSION
      • THREAT TO DESIGNATED ENVIRONMENTAL AREAS
      • DREDDGING WOULD BE NECESSARY - MORE ENV. DAMAGE
      • RISK OF OIL SPILLS
      • PROXIMITY TO THE NEW FOREST NATIONAL PARK
      • HABITAT LOSS
      • VISUAL IMPACT ON LANDSCAPE
      • 50% INCREASE IN TRAFFIC CONGESTION
      • URBANISATION OF RURAL AREA
      • ADVERSE IMPACT ON QUALITY OF LIFE FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS E.G. NOISE, AIR POLLUTION ETC

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