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Improving Marine Construction Productivity with 3D Visualization Systems

As the global economy continues to improve and populations advance in the coastal areas around the world, the demand for commercial dredging services and effective marine construction capabilities are increasing at a steady pace. To help improve accuracy and efficiency, marine contractors are using marine construction visualization systems, which can… Read More

Dutra’s New Dump Scow ES15 Heads to Boston

On August 20, Dutra Group’s new Hydraulic Dump Scow ES15 was successfully launched, christened, commissioned and completed sea trials and further testing in the following week. The vessel departed on August 27 to make the journey to Boston, Massachusetts, where it will work on the Boston Harbor… Read More

Wichita Clutch Releases New Dry Friction Clutch for Dredging Operations

The huge power requirements and inertial loads typical of a high capacity dredge pump drivetrain are managed by the clutch assembly. The risk of a blockage in the system adds more challenges to an already demanding work environment, especially when performance and reliability are essential to dredging operations. Read More

Partrac GeoMarine to Test Gamma Spectrometer Technology for Mapping Contaminated Sediments

In June, the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) awarded Partrac GeoMarine Inc. a three-year contract to test a new tool for mapping contaminated sediments. The technology will be used at DoD Superfund sites to map the in-situ distribution of contaminants, such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), polychlorinated… Read More

Dredge Customized To Meet Demands of Acidic Environment

Damen Dredging Equipment delivered a customized CSD500-S to Australian customer, Energy Resources of Australia (ERA). The CSD, which has been named the Brolga I, will work in an acidic environment with a pH of approximately 3 for which many adaptations have been incorporated. The CSD500-S is based on the… Read More