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  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help control seasonal flooding in the region. Nearly one-third of the population in West Africa reside in communities that are exposed to the effects of poor coastal development and climate […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges LLC has announced a completely new design 20” (500 mm) cutter suction dredge, the Series 2070 Dragon® dredge. The new dredger takes advantage of modern, up-to-date technology and advanced design techniques. This unit will eventually replace the renowned Series 1870 Dragon as Ellicott’s standard and in-stock 20” dredge. “This is a truly modern […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    This portable dredge represents a revolutionary breakthrough in dredge design and construction. Adaptation of the hull, ladder, and spud extensions for various digging depths, added to the modular design concept of the “DRAGON®” Series Dredge provides the most efficient and flexible dredging equipment on the market. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 28, 2013

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Customized spud carriages can be added to any size Ellicott Dragon® dredge. The addition of a spud carriage system increases the total swing width of the dredge. The addition of a spud carriage system increases the efficiency of a standard cutter suction dredge by up to 20%. Spud carriages increase dredge productivity by allowing the […]

  • 22 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, LLC is a leader in the design and construction of cutter suction dredges. Ellicott was founded in 1885, 125 years ago this year, and has produced worldwide more than 1,500 dredge units of all sizes. This firm has been and remains very active in the Latin American market. Ellicott dredges delivered in recent […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Crews have been granted permission by the U.S. Army Corps of Army Engineers to begin dredging on the Ponce de Leon Inlet, making it more secure for anglers to navigate. In addition, the dredging will offer additional beach nourishment for the nearby coastline. The Inlet itself has not been maintained to this extent in over ten years according to […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore, MD, based manufacturer of cutter suction dredgers and dredge equipment, has successfully delivered a portable cutter suction dredger (CSD) to their customer in Malawi, southeastern Africa. In 2018, the Millennium Challenge Account of Malawi (MCA-M) awarded Ellicott Dredges a tendered contract to supply an Ellicott Series 1270 Dragon dredger. The new […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott dredgers are set to begin a dredging project near the Altamira Port Complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.  An Ellicott Series 670 Dragon dredger is currently being used to perform routine maintenance on the navigation and access channel for a private industrial terminal. “In fact, the medium-sized cutterhead dredger contains a 14”x14” […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the last decade, more than 800,000 acres of land were damaged throughout Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a result of the Salado River basin flooding. For several years, community leaders and politicians have discussed various dredging ideas and solutions such as widening the river and digging a deeper channel in the hopes of reducing potential […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final modifications are being made to the Barnstable County’s new $2 million dredging vessel, CapeCod.com reports.  The 14” Bay Dragon dredger, being built by Baltimore based Ellicott Dredge, missed its contracted delivery date due to issues with onboard electronics and hydraulics. While providing an update to Barnstable County Commissioners recently, Barnstable County Facilities Director, Stephen Tebo, said […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Mr. Graham McAllister, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District’s Navigational Branch Chief, Ellicott Dredges recently hosted a facility tour and brief presentation of their various capabilities. The tour included a walk-through of the Engineering Department and overview of the advanced engineering and design tools used by their multi-disciplined engineering […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment and dredge parts, recently received three contracts for custom-designed dredgers. In the first instance, an international chemical company selected Ellicott to build a custom electric bucketwheel dredger to mine salt in a very hard digging application. The new dredger, which will increase the mine’s output per operating […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges LLC has just released an aerial photo of a portable cutterhead dredger, the 1870 Dragon, during its work in Latin America. Traditionally, port expansion projects are handled utilizing larger trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) or other self-propelled dredging vessels. In certain cases, smaller, portable cutter suction dredgers are a better solution due to their […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A state funded dredge and accompanying work boat are in the water at Port of Bandon’s launch ramp. This new dredge, an Ellicott 360 Swinging Dragon named The Laura, will be used to remove debris such as silt, rocks and slime that collect in the harbor, material that often makes it difficult for boats to navigate […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, one of the oldest and most successful dredging equipment companies in the world, continued a strong sales effort over the last 15 months with shipments of dozens of dredges to over a dozen countries. Ellicott considers an outstanding aspect of this performance to be its exceptionally strong sales to the U.S. market, particularly […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    An Ellicott 370 Dragon dredger was recently launched in Canada, and will be used in a settling pond. Right now, there are Series 370 dredgers operating in more than 20 countries around the world. This portable dredger represents a revolutionary breakthrough in dredger design and construction.     Dredging Today Staff

  • 17 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After half a century, it is time for new equipment. Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently purchased a new 460SL Swinging Dragon dredger. In the background is their 14″ cutter suction dredger, built in 1965. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 17, 2014

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ashton Design is celebrating the centennial of the Panama Canal with the completion of an environmental graphics project for Ellicott Dredges — the Baltimore-based company which designed and built the dredging equipment used in the construction of the world’s most important shipping channel. Opened on August 15, 1914, and considered one of the Seven Wonders […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Pictured here are two Ellicott dredgers working on the river Jhelum in India. In the foreground – a Dragon dredger that has been in operation for nearly 60 years. Working behind it is a new Series 370 dredger. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 16, 2014

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After two years of development, Ellicott Dredges has announced the start-up of two new dredging simulators, one for cutter dredges and one for auger dredges. Both are available for immediate use. These simulators are the most modern dredge simulator systems in North America, and will be used in conjunction with Ellicott’s existing dredge training program. […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 10th time over a 50 year period, the State of Ohio has selected Ellicott Dredges to supply new dredging equipment for its Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which is responsible for maintaining the lakes in the State’s park system. The ODNR has agreed to a multimillion dollar contract to buy two new Swinging […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 1, 2013, Ellicott Dredges, LLC appointed MAKISUR S.A. de C.V. as its distributor for dredge parts in Mexico. Makisur will distribute parts and provide technical and onsite support for all of Mexico’s existing and new Ellicott dredge owners. Makisur will maintain a stock of critical spare parts for the 370 Dragon® and 670 […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Genesis Water Rapid Dewatering System™ is a low cost, high speed answer for hydraulic dredging projects involving fine grained sediment, including clays, silts, and organics. The Genesis Water Rapid Dewatering System dewaters all solids delivered by the dredge line, classifying them by weight and size. Genesis first separates coarse debris and sand. The system […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has recently delivered the CHANG JIANG KOU 02 to Yangtze Estuary Waterway Administration Bureau (YEWAB) in Shanghai. The impressive 12,000m3 trailing suction hopper dredger was handed over to YEWAB Director, Mr Lu Shi Ming. IHC Merwede’s contract with YEWAB included the design, construction and delivery of two identical vessels: the CHANG JIANG KOU […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On Friday, May 17, President Barack Obama spent several hours at Ellicott’s headquarters and factory in Baltimore, MD, USA, meeting with workers, inspecting dredge machinery, and making a policy speech on U.S. Government plans to accelerate infrastructure projects. He spoke to over 500 people in attendance. Customers and vendors flew in from around the country […]

  • 8 February 2013

    The Barnstable County Commissioners introduced a plan for the purchase of a second dredging machine. They are trying to include a $2 million bond authorization for the realization of this project, reports barnstablepatriot.com. The Barnstable County currently owns The Codfish, an Ellicott® Series 670 “DRAGON®” Dredger, 14-inch hydraulic cutterhead pipeline dredging machine. Regarding this plan, […]