International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Echoscope® Upgrades Performance Pack

Echoscope® has introduced a new 4G Performance Pack Upgrade to allow existing customers to upgrade to the latest 3D Processing Engine hardware and firmware and extend the lifespan and capabilities of the equipment. The 4G has improvement in distance measurement accuracy, image clarity, and signal-to-noise and beam… Read More

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