Dredge General Marshall hits the water (VIDEO)
Callan Marine staff, crew, and guests recently gathered to watch the dockside launch of its newest fleet asset, the 18” cutter suction dredge named the General Marshall from headquarters in Galveston, Texas.
At 194’ feet long and 41’ feet wide, the General Marshall was constructed by DSC Dredge LLC beginning at Poplarville, Missouri, and completed construction at Reserve, Louisiana. The new dredge was assembled and launched at the Kennedy Shipyard in Galveston, Texas.
With an 18” suction and discharge diameter, the newbuild is equipped with a total of 3,005 horsepower and features advanced production automation and monitoring systems.
According to John Sullivan, CEO of Callan Marine, the General Marshall is the seventh dredge to join the Callan Marine fleet, with the eight – General Arnold on the horizon. The 32” CSD General Arnold is slated for launch in Q2 of 2023.