S.T. Hudson Engineers
Ready To Aid Port In Dredging
is a go-to engineering firm when it comes to dredging, New Jersey-based S. T.
Hudson is the company.
Hudson has been assisting clients with dredging
projects over the past forty years.
services include pre and post dredge hydrographic surveys, Federal and state
permits and structural evaluations of the effect of deeper dredge depths have on
As well as
dredging, Hudson recently worked on a rehab project at PRPA's Pier 80 at the
Penn Warehousing and Distribution Center.
Pier 80 South had a localized failure on the out
-shore section of the pier. Hudson's engineers performed a divers' survey,
completed designs, acquired state and federal permits prepared construction
documents, and conducted inspections for the rehabilitation of the pier.
"Deepening the Delaware River to 45' will require
the users of the Delaware River to review the capabilities of their pier
structures at the deeper dredge depth," says Leslie Hudson, sales and marketing
partner at Hudson.
"Our staff of certified inshore hydrographic
surveyors, dredging consultants, and marine engineers will be ready and
available to assist the port community with these consulting engineering
The dredging of the Delaware River will increase
business in the maritime community in a number of ways:
Reinforcement and expansion of pier facilities for the deeper dredge depths will
provide new construction jobs.
draft vessels will bring additional cargo to the port and provide new jobs.
channel will attract new carriers to the port, which translates into more jobs.
bottom line is the deepening of the channel is about jobs and economic growth
for the region," Hudson said.
Engineers builds on over 120 years of experience and are one of the most
respected names in ports and harbor engineering. It provides clients from Canada
to the Caribbean with designs for new construction and rehabilitation of all
types of port and marine terminal facilities, including piers, wharves, loading
platforms, and mooring structures. It has extensive experience in recreational
marine facilities such as ferry piers, marinas, boat ramps, boardwalks, and
frequently handles timber, concrete, and steel structures and has been at the
forefront of designing composite-materials construction systems. It also covers
cathodic protection and, in some instances, historic preservation.