International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Jan De Nul Adds New Dredge to Argentinian Fleet

Jan De Nul has added water injection dredge (WID) Giovanni Venturi to its fleet in Argentina, a media report by InfoCampo said. Jan De Nul invested $20 million US in the new dredge, which will be added to the company’s six-dredge fleet operating in Argentina. Giovanni Venturi was the company’s… Read More

Dredge Dubuque Removes Shoaling in Ouachita-Black River

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, in coordination with the Corps’ St. Paul District, deployed the dredge Dubuque in August to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River. The dredge removed shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This… Read More

Turner Designs Releases Turbidity Plus Sensor

Turner Designs has introduced a new turbidity sensor with a minimum detection limit of 0.05NTU and a maximum range of 500NTU. Those interested in harbor dredging, underground pipe installation and riverine applications in general will find value in these turbidity measurements at very low levels of detection. Read More

Improving Marine Construction Productivity with 3D Visualization Systems

As the global economy continues to improve and populations advance in the coastal areas around the world, the demand for commercial dredging services and effective marine construction capabilities are increasing at a steady pace. To help improve accuracy and efficiency, marine contractors are using marine construction visualization systems, which can… Read More

Wichita Clutch Releases New Dry Friction Clutch for Dredging Operations

The huge power requirements and inertial loads typical of a high capacity dredge pump drivetrain are managed by the clutch assembly. The risk of a blockage in the system adds more challenges to an already demanding work environment, especially when performance and reliability are essential to dredging operations. Read More

Partrac GeoMarine to Test Gamma Spectrometer Technology for Mapping Contaminated Sediments

In June, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Partrac GeoMarine Inc. a three-year contract to test a new tool for mapping contaminated sediments. The technology will be used at DoD Superfund sites to map the in-situ distribution of contaminants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated… Read More