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Corps Tests Mini-Robotic Submersible Dredge for Future Military Operations and Precision Projects

Earlier this year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) took delivery of a new mini-robotic submersible dredge (MRSD) built by EDDY Pump. The dredge was a collaborative effort between ERDC and Eddy Pump. ERDC and Eddy started with Eddy’s initial design… Read More

DCA Touts President Trump’s Support of the Jones Act

On May 1, President Trump met with Congressional leaders from the Senate and House to discuss U.S. Maritime Policy assuring the Congressional leaders that the administration is not seeking any changes to the Jones Act, nor seeking any waivers. “President Trump had the Jones Act matters all under control from… Read More

Jan De Nul Orders Three Water Injection Dredges

The Jan De Nul Group has contracted with Singapore-based PaxOcean Shipyard to convert three recently purchased offshore supply vessels into Water Injection Dredges (WIDs). The first one to be delivered was Giovanni Venturi, which will be mobilized for a project in Argentina. The other… Read More

Savannah District Completes Dissolved Oxygen System for SHEP Mitigation

On February 14, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of the Dissolved Oxygen Injection System on Hutchinson Island and began testing the plant to verify proper operation. The Speece cones at the Hutchinson Island Dissolved Oxygen Plant, which can process about 150 million galls on water… Read More

Royal IHC Delivers 2,000th Pump

Royal IHC delivered the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company. To celebrate this milestone, a select group of customers and partners was invited to the ‘Royal IHC Pump Experience’ at its headquarters in Kinderdijk. With a number of interactive workshops and demonstrations provided, the guests were… Read More

Merré Shipyard Delivers SEEM 16-640ST Dredge

The stationary dredge SEEM 16-640ST, a steel hulled and aluminum superstructure named Milady, was launched at Merré shipyard. It was built for the Services Industriels de Genève, based in Switzerland. The cutter suction dredge was designed by the Merré Design Office. It can extract approximately 50,000 cubic… Read More