International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Corps Seeks Restoration Project Candidates for the Chesapeake Bay

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore and Norfolk Districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), have released the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan. This plan informs government and non-government of the problems, needs and opportunities within the 64,000-square-mile… Read More

Robert Jantzen Dies

Robert J. Jantzen died on September 30 2002 of cancer. He was 68.Widely known in the dredging industry as a dredge engineer and builder Mr. Jantzen designed seven dredges and modified more than 50 since starting Jantzen Engineering Co. Inc. in 1966. Among his designs are the clamshell dredge Virginian owned by Norfolk Dredging Company the Jim Bean (now the Carolina owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company) and the cutterhead dredge Sir Walter Raleigh (now the Arizona owned by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock.) Read More

Thomas Galvin Dies

Thomas Keough Galvin Jr. died Friday September 20th of cancer at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Baltimore Maryland. He was 75 and had lived in Baltimore for 50 years. He joined Ellicott Machine Corporation in 1952 and established and managed the company's Paris office in the early 1960s. He was involved in the sale of many large dredges of significance from an industry perspective. Read More