Veit & Company, Inc., is a specialty contracting and waste-management company, which was originally founded in 1928. In an effort to expand its range of services, Veit started a dredging group in 2012, following the acquisition of Adventure Divers Inc. (ADI Marine). The company had an immediate need for a dredge that was not only suitable for a variety of different dredging jobs, but could also be moved to and from various jobsites with ease.
SUBMERGED PUMP SWINGING LADDER DREDGE
At DSC Dredge, we know designing and building the exact custom dredge that will boost your efficiency and lower your costs involves working with you and learning your story. The productive and portable Moray Class offers a swinging ladder configuration with the conventional closed-loop underwater dredge design. Starting with our base model, we customize the Moray for your specific application, learning all details of your project, and involving you every step of the way.
With its hydraulically driven underwater pump assembly, the Moray Class dredge is ideally matched to the current dredging industry trend of pumping low flow rates with higher-percent solids—including applications such as pumping into geotubes or retention areas that do not accommodate large volumes of water. It is available with an 8-inch (200 mm) discharge configuration and offers single-truck portability in most areas of the world. Custom features, sizes and designs available.
Caterpillar diesel engine with inline direct marine-style transmission—for dredge pump reduction.
Ladder-mounted heavy-duty dredge pump.
PLC operating system.
Power up/down spud systems with API-rated winch drums for proper cable storage.
Stern kicker spud or extending leg for controlled dredge advancement and positioning.
Optional equipment, including swing winches for conventional mode operations, traveling spud carriage, dredge automation, extended digging depths, production instrumentation and GPS dredging systems.
Custom features, sizes and designs available.
|Overall Length||42.8 ft (13 m)|
|Overall Width||18.5 ft (5.6 m)|
|Approximate Weight||42,000 lb (19,050 kg)|
|Dredging Depth||17.5 ft (5.3 m)|
|Power Source||275 hp (205 kW)|
|Dredge Pump||19.5 in (495 mm) impeller|
|Cutter Power||25 hp (19 kW)|
|Spud Lift||Power up/power down winch|
|Spud||8 in (200 mm) square|
|Propulsion||Articulating rear spud|
J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., is a specialist in marine construction and environmental remediation for inland waterways throughout the United States. Founded in 1919, the company has worked with government agencies, as well as providing services for private owners, including dredging, diving, dam repairs, pile driving, railroad bridge repairs, in-situ capping and more.
Lake Wildwood was built in the late 1960s as a lake recreation complex for people living in the Chicago and north-central Illinois areas. The lake covers more than 220 acres and is filled by water runoff from the upland agricultural area. Today, Lake Wildwood is home for many permanent residents who are retired or who live in the area and commute to larger city areas