The areas of operation can define some of the unique exposures for dredging and marine contracting. It is critical that underwriters gain a full understanding of the project and the scope of work. The primary types of dredging are listed below with a brief description:
1. Private ponds and waterways
2. Inland waters and rivers
3. Ports and Harbours
4. Coastal, including bays, inlets and sounds
5. Foreign / Domestic
The area of operation dictates the type of dredge utilized.