The Netherlands: Van Oord Names Its Second Self-Propelled Cutter Suction Dredger

On 16 December last Van Oord commissioned the construction of a second self-propelled cutter suction dredger. Today CEO Pieter van Oord announced that the vessel will be named Artemis. Artemis is the Greek godess of hunting. She is powerfull and strong willed.

This new vessel will be the sister to the Athena, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger that is currently under construction. The Artemis will be built at the IHC shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.

The Artemis will be 130 m long, with installed power of 24,650 KW, and will be, along with its sister vessel the Athena, amongst the most modern and powerful self-propelling cutter suction dredgers in the world. The vessel will be operational mid 2013.

Source: vanoord, January 4, 2011

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