International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Keppel Delivers Another ULE Dredge to Jan De Nul

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) has delivered the 6,000 cubic meter (7,848 cubic yard) trailing suction hopper dredge Sanderus to Jan De Nul Group. The ultra-low emission vessel (ULEv) is the fourth dredge that Keppel O&M has delivered to Jan De Nul Group. Read More

Damen Develops New Shoalbuster

Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has completed sea trials and bollard pull testing in the Middle East. Damen developed the design of the new Shoalbuster 3815 SD after extensive dialogue with numerous workboat operators from the oil and gas, and dredging industries, in addition to end clients who charter… Read More

Cottrell Contracting Begins Dredging at Wicomico River

In December, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that Cottrell Contracting out of Chesapeake, Virginia, began dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River in Maryland to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. The dredge… Read More

Dredging Begins In Kings Bay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District have begun operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel. The Corps awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the… Read More

WEDA Midwest Chapter to Host Meeting in Green Bay

The 2020 Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Midwest Chapter meeting will be held from March 24 to 26 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Participants and presenters are sought regarding best dredging practices and innovation in the Midwest and beyond. Topics include: Sediment Investigation Environmental Dredging Navigational Dredging Coast/Shorelineprotection and… Read More

Dredge Yard Receives Order for Customized CSD

Dredge Yard has received an order for a customized cutter suction dredge from Western Potash Corp. (WPC) – a development stage potash company based in Canada. The customized dredge will be used in WPC’s Milestone Potash Project for dredging potash. This ECO dredge features four electric motors that… Read More

Massey’s Ditch Dredging Begins in January

The Delaware Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s (DNREC) Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway known as Baker’s Channel… Read More

Callan Marine Launches General MacArthur

Callan Marine launched the General MacArthur, one of the largest cutter suction dredges in the U.S. market. At 290 feet in length and a 9-foot draft, the General MacArthur has 24,000 total installed horsepower. Powered by three Cat-MAK diesel engines, the dredge has a fuel capacity of… Read More