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Cashman Ingenuity Drives a Culture of Innovation: Scow Geofence System Prevents Misplacement of Dredged Material

July 29, 2021

In 2016 Cashman pioneered the research and design of the Scow Geofence System (SGS) to prevent dredged material placement outside predetermined zones using split-hull scows. Only when the scow is within the geofence area is it allowed by the system to be opened.

The SGS provides a critical second layer of quality control that minimizes opportunities for human error during loading, transit and placement.

Cashman installed the SGS on its entire fleet of split-hull scows and, in an effort to protect the environment and increase safety, also made the technology available for free to the dredging industry. 

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