Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Warming to limpets Repairing sheet piling in busy ports and harbours is never easy. A British-developed technique is being used in the Caribbean to deal with major corrosion problems. Report and photo

Nutmegs and cruise liner passengers are the economic mainstays of the Caribbean spice island of Grenada. Nutmegs by the million are exported through the port of St Georges, cruise line passengers by the thousand come ashore there for a few hours of sightseeing and shopping. Small and crowded it may be, and badly in need of extension and refurbishment, but St Georges is the only deepwater port on the island and must be kept open at all costs.

Subscribe for full online access and get...

  • Full, instant access to all stories
  • Customised email alerts straight to your inbox
  • Monthly print magazine

Register for guest access to keep reading and get..

  • A free taste of other selected news stories
  • Daily email newsletters

Already have a subscription or ICE membership? or