DSC Dredge to build one of the largest 24” dredges in U.S.

DSC Dredge has signed a contract with Muddy Water Dredging, LP for the construction of one of the largest 24” dredges in the United States.

On Tuesday, 12th October, Michael Kerns, President and CEO of Muddy Water Dredging, LP and Bob Wetta, President and CEO of DSC Dredge LLC, launched a project to build the custom 24” dual pump Marlin Class dredge.

This custom dredge will be equipped with:

  • DSC’s survey-grade DSC VISION package;
  • DSC’s Dredge Rx remote monitoring package;
  • DSC’s Dredge Quality Management (DQM) system for automated USACE reporting.

The dredge will also be fitted with three 12’x12’ offices, a 15’ x 19’ meeting/break room, restroom facilities, and a 20’x 27’ lever room.

This custom 24” diesel-electric design, with a total installed horsepower of 9,621 HP and delivering 6,830 kW of electrical power, is expected to be completed October 2023.  

Muddy Water Dredging, LP (MWD) was established in late 2021 with corporate headquarters located in Orange, Texas.

Photo: DSC Dredge