International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Callan Marine Begins Work On Bolivar Ferry Terminal

In May, Callan Marine began a maintenance dredging project for the Texas Department of Transportation at the Bolivar Ferry Terminal, removing 600,000 cubic yards of material. The project will return the landings to the required depth of 22 feet. The General Pershing, an 18-inch cutter suction dredge, will… Read More

Corps To Study 70-Foot Draft In Corpus Christi

The Galveston Engineer District has announced its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority’s proposal to deepen a portion of its ship channel to 70 feet. The proposal is in addition to the already-in-progress Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project, which… Read More

Second Corpus Christi Contract Awarded to Callan Marine

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a $97.9 million construction contract on April 8 to Callan Marine, Ltd., to complete the second phase of the four phase Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project. The project increases the channel depth from -47 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW)… 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