Dredging Services is a business unit of the Transnet National Ports Authority within the portfolio of the Chief Operations Officer. Dredging Services was founded in 1988 and currently operates from South Africa with a highly specialised team of employees. We provide, with our fleet of trailing suction hopper dredgers; a grab dredger; a bed levelling tug and various hydrographic survey craft, a comprehensive Dredging and Hydrographic Survey solution, as detailed in our list of product and services below.
Our products and services:
1) Dredging and hydrographic survey project planning
2) Dredging and hydrographic project management
3) Hydrographic surveys:
A team of trained hydrographers perform hydrographic surveys of ports and dams using specialised equipment, comprising positioning systems, echo sounders and computers with software for data collection and processing.
4) Maintenance dredging of dams, sandtraps, entrance channels, quay walls, turning basins, channels, etc. Our capabilities include:
Bow pipe dredging with the dredgers Piper or Ingwenya Side trail dredging with the dredgers Piper or Ingwenya Grab dredging with the dredger Crane Bed levelling with the plough tug Impisi Reclamation and Beach nourishment with the dredgers Piper or Ingwenya
5)A comprehensive depth management service :
Depth Management involves the provision of a holistic lump sum price type service. The customer states his depth requirement, and for a fixed price, Dredging Services ensures these. The advantage to the customer is that he would not need to be involved with the details of the dredging activities, or be exposed to the varying costs of executing each of these activities.
6) Dam surveys and dredging
7) Consultancy services including training:
Consultancy services in all aspects of dredging and hydrographic surveys as well as dredging techniques are available. Training on the use and maintenance of dredging and hydrographic equipment is also provided.