International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

OSIL Expands ROV Tool Capabilities

Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has added multiple water sample collection systems with built-in water quality monitoring to its line of deep sea ROV sampling equipment. OSIL’s range of ROV tools include the instrumented water sample collection system and now an undisturbed sediment sampling system, an instrumented… Read More

Petersen Companies Awarded Stamp Sands Dredging Contract

Petersen Companies Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin has been awarded the $2,779,257 contract to dredge the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay and Grand Traverse Harbor, Michigan. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit District awarded the contract and is working in cooperation with the U.S. Read More

Royal IHC Building Vessels for DEME

Royal IHC has been contracted by DEME to design and build two trailing suction hopper dredges and two split barges. The order is specifically for an 8,400-cubic-meter and a 2,300-cubic-meter dredge and 3,500-cubic-meter split barges. The… Read More

Congress Passes Water Legislation

On September 10, Senate and House committee leaders reached a bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehensive water infrastructure legislation known as America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018. Agreement on the legislation was announced by U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW),… Read More

New York’s Reconstructed Marine Facility To Serve As Corps Training Site

Hydrographic surveys are important to the Corps mission because they: a) provide data to the public allowing safe navigation entering and exiting ports and harbors; b) support channel dredging and marine construction by providing information to develop construction plans; and c) provide additional data during construction about under-water progress, helping… Read More