Lithuania: Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Macuti” – Sea Trial

Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Macuti - Sea Trial

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Macuti” was out on the first Sea Trial on the 28:th of February, in a cold and rough Baltic Sea.

Western Baltija Shipbuilding have done a nice job. The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA).

This vessel is classed by Bureau Veritas and complies with the DR 68 demands. The Dredging equipment is delivered by Vosta LMG.

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The FKAB D13 design is a twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with hopper capacity of 2500 m3.

This dredger is equipped with a trailing suction pipe, hinged bottom doors for dumping the spoil and a bow connection to delivery the spoil to shore.

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Press Release, March 14, 2013

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