clamshell dredging

Sand Key Beach Renourishment, Pinellas County, FL

The clamshell Dredges ATLANTIC and VIRGINIAN loaded hydraulic dumps scows which were towed over 20 miles to the Hydraulic Unloader VICKSBURG for placement on the beach. This project required strict contol of dredging, towing and pipeline placement activities to ensure protection of the adjacent and environmentally sensitive hardbottom coral reef areas.


Atlantic

38 Cubic Yard Clamshell Certified for Ocean Service Anchor system allows deep water operation


Dredge 428

14 YD Clamshell Manitowoc 4600 on Spuds


Baltimore Harbor / Poplar Island

The two bucket dredges VIRGINIAN and ATLANTIC worked together on this project. By realigning Tolchester Channel, navigation safety was improved for vessels traversing the C&D Canal. To accomplish this over 3,000,000 CY of clay and silt were dredged, transported and placed inside Poplar Island from barges using the unloader VICKSBURG. The maximum round trip tow […]


Boston Harbor

Bucket dredges VIRGINIAN and ATLANTIC performed this harbor maintenance job in the winter of 2004/2005. The disposal area for the material was in the ocean 20 miles from the dredge. The dredge ATLANTIC began the project offshore, dredging sand and cobble from Broad Sound North Channel. The dredge VIRGINIAN took over the project performing the […]