VOSTA LMG‚Äôs partner yard J.J. Sietas KG has delivered the first Trailer Suction Hopper¬†Dredger ‚ÄėWerner M√∂bius‚Äô in Hamburg on Friday December 3rd. The ship is delivered to¬†owner Josef M√∂bius Bau-Aktiengesellschaft, an affiliated company of the Austrian¬†STRABAG AG.
The new Hopper Dredge was showed to a variety of guests invited by Josef M√∂bius Bau-¬†Aktiengesellschaft during a Christening Ceremony, arranged at the Cruise Terminal¬†Hafencity in Hamburg. The afternoon started with a welcoming speech, followed by the¬†Christening that was executed by Mrs. Eke M√∂bius herself. All guests had the opportunity¬†to go on board of the Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger.¬†In the beginning of July 2008, VOSTA LMG concluded a contract with J.J. Sietas KG,¬†Schiffswerft GmbH & Co., Hamburg, Germany, for the supply of each one engineering¬†and component package for the construction of two Trailing Suction Hopper Dredges¬†(TSHD);¬†one 5.500 m3 and one 7.350 m3 hopper capacity.
The second TSHD (5.500 m3)¬†is planned to be delivered in January 2012 and will come with a few modifications.¬†Both Trailing Suction Hopper Dredges are of latest design criteria and featuring¬†environmental friendly diesel-electric propulsion systems. Through application of modular¬†block building of sections and repeated use of standardized components, the building of¬†these Trailing Suction Hopper Dredges could be achieved without major design changes.
The range of this certain modular block building Trailing Suction Hopper Dredges varies¬†from 4.200m¬≥, 5.500m¬≥ to 7.200m¬≥.
About VOSTA LMG:
VOSTA LMG is a leading engineering and contracting company, serving the world-wide¬†dredging industry. Apart from self propelled and stationary dredges, the company also¬†markets various dredge component packages and offers engineering and contracting¬†services.
VOSTA LMG operates through a number of offices in Europe, USA and Asia and via a¬†global network of agents and representatives.
Source: vostalmg, December 16, 2010