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Our goal is to become the premier dredging company for operational performance, environmental quality, and safety.

Everything we do, from project design to employee training, is designed to make sure your project goes as planned. Our relentless attention to detail eliminates problems that can set back your project, so you can relax knowing we’ve got your back.

How can we make such a bold statement? It’s simple. Every success is driven by our people. Excellent training and a great work culture ensure our employees are focused on safety and doing the best job possible for you.

Our Vision

We’re building America’s premier dredging service provider.

Everything we do, from the first meeting to demobilization, is designed to exceed your expectations. Our relentless attention to detail keeps us ahead of setbacks and allows you to relax and know that we’ve got your back.

Our Mission

Market setting client satisfaction while preserving the environment, economy, and community we work and live in.

We back-up our mission with our principles; service, innovation, and agility.

Executive Team

About Muddy Water Dredging Solutions

Matthew Devall

Matthew knows the marine industry, and he knows the numbers behind it. Nearly two decades of experience in the marine industry have given him the insight necessary to provide you with the most efficient and cost-effective job possible.

Matthew knows the marine industry inside and out. He has experience performing complex audits for accounting powerhouses KPMG and PriceWaterhouseCoopers and served as Chief Financial Officer for one of the region’s premier towing and boat services.

Matthew’s knowledge earned him a spot as Chairman of the Southern Region Board of Directors for American Waterways. He served four terms and traveled extensively with the group, deepening his understanding of complex marine industry issues.

This experience and knowledge have helped Matthew devise a first-principles approach to solving complex problems in the industry. As co-founder of Muddy Water Dredging, he is ready to put those philosophies into action to revolutionize the dredging industry and provide clients with new efficiencies.

About Muddy Water Dredging Solutions

Michael Kerns

Michael Kerns brings more than two decades of business experience to Muddy Water. He has served as a dredging superintendent, senior project manager, division chief, and lead internal auditor – USCG Sub-Chapter M, for some of the biggest names in the dredging and marine construction industry.

He sold that company to serve as a dredging superintendent, senior project manager, division chief, and lead internal auditor – USCG Sub-Chapter M, for some of the biggest names in the dredging and marine constructions industry.

During that time, Michael gained experience completing complicated dredging projects. He also served as a team leader in obtaining Certificates of Inspection from the United States Coast Guard for towing vessels.