Patent, Filed 28 May 91, patented 13 Oct 92,
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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An apparatus for reducing sedimentation in ship berths including one or more modules, spanning the entrance of a ship berth and providing a continuous, homogeneous, impervious barrier, each module including a base located on the sea floor, an accordion type curtain extendable in the vertical direction and attached on its bottom side to the base, a float attached to the curtain on the top side, a primary operating system for raising and lowering the curtain and a secondary operating system for raising the entire apparatus to the sea surface for repair or removal.
- Civil Engineering