The sediment will be removed by a closed bucket and deposited into a water tight bin on the barge or dump scow
. Once full, the barge or the dump scow
will be towed to the Mala Boat Ramp, approximately 1 mile to the north of the project site.
The work includes DREDGING OF ROUGHLY 6,500 CY OF SEDIMENT MATERIAL, BY MECHANICAL METHOD, USING A CLOSED ENVIRONMENTAL BUCKET, AND DISPOSAL OF DREDGED MATERIAL BY DUMP SCOW
TO THE CONFINED AQUATIC DISPOSAL (CAD) LOCATION IN CONFORMANCE WITH US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS (USACE) REQUIREMENTS.
In addition to tank barges, the facility has also successfully completed deck barges, dump scows
, oil spill recovery vessels, crane barges and hopper barges.
Desilting works of DPWH pertain to the use of a fleet of equipment composed of amphibious excavators, dump scows
, dump trucks, debris segregator, and various groups of street sweepers and vacuum sewer jet cleaners.
Other projects include oil and deckcargo barges, chemical barges, dump scows
, military gunboats, hydraulic dump barges, dredges and the world's largest roll on/roll off railcar barges.