Indonesia: Hall Contracting Succesfully Re-Launches Dredger “Eastern Aurora”
Hall Contracting from Buderim ,Australia succesfully re-launched the dredger “Eastern Aurora” on July 13th 2011 in PT Worldwide Equipment Yard in Batam-Indonesia.
Build in 1994 by IHC Holland ,as deep suction dredger,together with her sister vessel “Eastern Rainbow” for Formosa Plastics who employed them for reclamation of the industrial area in Mai Lioa ,Taiwan, where they later build their chemical plant.
“Eastern Aurora” has been converted from deep suction dredger to a modern cutter suction dredger with anchorbooms and spudcarrier.
She is capable of dredging to a depth of 30m , has 1,000 Kw of hydraulic cutterpower and with 2 inboard booster pumps she has the power to pump over considerable distance.
Hall Contracting is Australia,s biggest dredging contractor.
PT Worldwide Equipment is a cooperation between Van Es holdings from the Netherlands and Tat Hong Pte Ltd from Singapore.
Source: Asian Dredging Consultancy, July 15, 2011