Hydraulic Dredging with a suction cutterhead dredge is used to remove silt and sand buildup or deepening navigation channels and harbors or marinas. The spoils from dredging can be transported off location or pumped into designated areas. Spoils can also be pumped into Geotextile Tubes and dewatered for beach renourishment or land reclamation as indicated by project specifications.
Excavation of Sand, Silt, Sludge and Sediment
Dredging Excavation is the process of dislocating and removing of silt or sediments from the bottom of the coastal waterway, dam, lake or river. Our services include using a hydraulic dredger to remove the soil, silt, rocks or sediment. Our services are offered in The Bahamas, the Caribbean Islands such as Dominican Republic, Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, St. Lucia, Bahamas, Barbados, Antigua, Anguilla, Aruba, Martinique, Grenada, Belize and Guadeloupe, as well as in Florida, Louisiana, Alabama and Carolinas.
Transporting Excavated Materials
Southern Dredging & Marine can relocate materials from the site being dredged to the location where it will be used, or transport the materials to be disposed orreused by one of the following methods: (a) in the the dredge; (b) by barge; (c) by pumping through pipelines; (d) by filling geotextile tubes; and (e) using natural force of waves. Trucking is becan also used. The removal of silt or sediment is determined by the type of dredge used on the project such as mechanical or hydraulic. Call us for more information.