primary goal for all dredging projects is to minimize
turbidity from sediments, spillage and re-suspension.
damage coral reefs!
Dredging, done in an environmental
friendly way contributes to:
has dredging experience ranging from large
utilizing floating scows, cranes and backhoes to smaller
projects easily handled with portable, single and two man
The beneficial uses of dredging include: creating more land
mass for beaches, housing areas and commercial space.
Dredging is also used to create salt ponds & wetlands,
deepen channels, harbors and ponds.
Prior to any dredging project, one of our Senior Coastal
Engineers will make a underwater reconnaissance survey of
the site to determine sand type, its depth and location. As
well, a study of the surrounding vicinity and adjacent
coastline provides a complete feasibility report of the
positives and negative aspects of the operation. The report
also provides recommendations for the type of dredge(s) that
will prove most effective, the estimated cost and time of
If needed, Ocean Caribes can also meet with local planning
authorities and adjacent site owners to explain the
Dredges come in a variety of sizes and types ranging
from heavy cranes to
portable one and two man machines.
The basic types of dredges and buckets we utilize include:
Excavator mounted on pontoons