Picture of the Day: DEME’s Largest Cutter Suction Dredger “D’Artagnan”
The Cutter Suction Dredger D’Artagnan, built by IHC Holland, is capable of dredging to a depth of 35m.
The vessel is equipped with two inboard dredge pumps and one submerged dredge pump on the cutter ladder.
The dredged material can be pumped ashore through a 1,000mm discharge pipe.
The dredger is equipped with two propellers (3,700kW each) that can generate a speed of nearly 12.5 knots.
It has overall length of 123.80 m, and the overall breadth of 25.20 m.
Dredging Today Staff, June 3, 2014