Dredging

Our knowledge of Northeastern waterways, industry standards, and environmental regulations is invaluable to our clients.  Riverside and Pickering Marine Contractors’ Newington, NH and New Bedford, MA locations are ideally positioned for dredging projects along the New England coast.  Our team’s years of dredging experience in the coastal waters of New England has given us a strong understanding of what it takes to complete challenging projects in winter conditions and tidal waterways.

In addition to our experience in the general marine construction industry, we have more than 75 years combined experience in marine support/logistics and floating marine operations.  As all of our work is performed in the New England area, we are accustomed to tidal ranges up to 13 feet and have extensive working knowledge of the local waterways.  We have learned the intricacies of dredging in the region during restricted and non-restricted permit conditions.  Our relevant past project experience includes the following:

  • Far-shore and near-shore environmental clamshell bucket dredging
  • Dredged material decanting & dewatering, transportation and disposal
  • Turbidity control systems
  • Offshore disposal
  • Upland disposal
  • Dredging in depths up to 65 feet
  • Marine support for tugs/barges

In an effort to be on the forefront of safety awareness, we maintain both a Towing Safety Management System as well as a Dredge Safety Management System.  These systems are USCG, Sub M and ISM compliant.  In addition to operating in a safe and ethical manner, we also employ the use of the latest state of the art electronic equipment while operating our dredges and tugboats. Our staff is routinely trained in the use of this equipment which ensures a quality product is delivered to our clients.

Riverside and Pickering Marine Contractors has a vested interest in servicing the New England seacoast. Our focus is to partner with Owners, Engineers, Teammates, and Stakeholders by offering innovative, cost effective solutions for high-profile marine projects. For full-service environmental dredging operations, we are the comprehensive contractors of choice.