Water Injection Dredging Facts

Press Release
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

A relatively new technique for dredging is slowly growing in popularity: Water Injection Dredging (WID).

Water Injection Dredging is not the answer to every dredging project – but it is gaining favor as an up-and-coming low-cost, low-impact method. And as demand for Water Injection Dredging has increased, so has the fleet of purpose-built Water Injection Dredgers.

Why this mounting attention? Water Injection Dredging has clear advantages in specific situations. For instance, WID is suited to maintenance dredging where the quantities of sediment are variable and can range from thin to thicker layers, where the sediments to be dredged are the most recent layers which have formed in navigation channels and harbors, and where the environment is dynamic so that sedimentation and erosion are ongoing occurrences even as dredging is taking place.

Water Injection Dredgers have other advantages as well. They are environmentally low impact and less expensive than some other traditional means: They are relatively small in size, making them maneuverable in tight spaces and heavily trafficked shipping lanes; they do not require auxiliary equipment and they need fewer crew members. All of this leads to cost savings.

To know more about this innovative, relatively new dredging technique, download Facts About Water Injection Dredging.

All Facts About sheets are downloadable in PDF form at the IADC website: www.iadc-dredging.com. Printed copies can be ordered via the IADC Secretariat: info@iadc-dredging.com.
 

Maritime Reporter August 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Technology

Deep Sea Supply takes Delivery of 'Sea Triumph'

The Deep Sea Supply  took delivery of the newbuilding Platform Supply Vessel 'Sea Triumph'  on Thursday 18 September.  The vessels 'Sea Triumph' is a STX 05-L

Keystone XL Costs to Nearly Double - TransCanada

The total cost of TransCanada Corp's controversial Keystone XL pipeline is likely to nearly double following six years of regulatory delays, a company spokesman said on Friday.

Lilaas Engages Imtra for N. American Distribution

Strong prospects in the North American marine equipment market have triggered a new importation and distribution agreement between control specialist Lilaas

Dredging

Sacramento & Stockton Ship Channel Dredge Contract for Ross Sand & Gravel

The US Department of Defense inform that Ross Sand and Gravel, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded a US$24,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging

Tanzania Receives $565m to Expand Port

Tanzania signed a $565 million deal on Friday with the World Bank and other development partners to expand its main port of Dar es Salaam, part of plans to boost

DOT Awards Grant for Rehabilitation of Wando Welch Terminal

Demand Demonstrates Need for Greater Transportation Investment through GROW AMERICA Act U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx today announced a $10.8 million

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Navigation Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1007 sec (10 req/sec)