Portable Cutterhead Suction Dredges

Ellicott Dredges is a dredge manufacturer that designs and builds a variety of small and medium-sized portable cutterhead suction dredges.  Our dredges are capable of dredging compacted soil types and materials, such as sand, gravel, silt, and clay.

Dragon® Cutterhead Dredges

Our portable cutterhead dredges are built-to-last, easy-to-operate, and provide an endless rate of production. Ellicott’s Dragon® Dredge series consists of portable cutterhead suction dredges that are ideal for several dredging applications, such as mining, environmental remediation, and coastal restoration projects.

Portable & Durable

Our portable cutterhead dredges are available in a variety of sizes and digging depths. These durable vessels possess heavy-duty designs that ensure longer product lifetime and a higher return on investment. Each portable cutterhead suction dredge is designed for simple transport, assembly, and easy maintenance.

Examples of our portable cutterhead dredges include the Ellicott Series 370 Dragon® Dredge, ideal for the first- time dredge operator. The Series 670 Dragon® Dredge is perfect for marina and harbor dredging projects and offers full-length side tanks for stability and added deck space. The Ellicott 870 Jet Dragon® Dredge is an excellent choice for those seasoned professionals that are looking for a dredge that provides high production rates in deep digging applications. All of our portable cutterhead suction dredges are made in our manufacturing facilities in Baltimore, Maryland and New Richmond, Wisconsin.