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NOAA Installs Sensors at Port Everglades

In June, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) developed and installed an advanced sensor device for the Port Everglades to monitor real-time tides, currents, water levels and other meteorlogical information. The newly installed Port Everglades Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System (PORTS®) is available on the port’s website at porteverglades.net… Read More

Combined Team Retrofits VFDs on Dredge Yaquina Drag Arm Winches

Updated variable frequency drives (VFDs)on the Dredge Yaquina’s drag arm winches are increasing the accuracy and safety of its operations. Industrial Logic Systems (ILS) designed and provided equipment to replace the VFDs in February and March of this year at Vigor Shipyard in Portland, Oregon. “It was an extremely… Read More

IMX Session Explores Equipment and Dredging Work Along the Mississippi River

At the Inland Marine Expo (IMX) in St. Louis, International Dredging Review hosted an education session to discuss dredging along the inland waterways. The panel discussion on May 25 welcomed three speakers – one dredge equipment manufacturer and two representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer St. Louis District. Read More

Ellicott Customizes Dredge for Extreme Conditions

In response to a customer who wanted a customized electric bucketwheel dredge that could withstand desert-like conditions, Ellicott Dredges built a customized, easily transportable dredge. As the dredge had to travel halfway around the world, the Ellicott team designed a dredge that could be disassembled, easily transported over road… Read More