The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014.
The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015.
The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m.
Type: Trailing suction hopper dredger;
Length overall: 81.75m;
Draught at international freeboard: 4.4m;
Draught at dredging mark: 5.5m;
Speed: 11.5 knots;
Dredging depth: 25m;
Suction pipe diameter: 700mm;
Loading capacity: 3,910 tonnes;
Hopper capacity: 2,700m3;
Daytime accommodation: 8 people.
September 1, 2014