Picture of the Day: Easydredge 2700

The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014.

The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m.

This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance of ports and channels, to land reclamation. The vessel will be delivered in summer 2015.

Easydredge® 2700

Type – Trailing suction hopper dredger;

Length overall – 81.75 m;

Breadth – 15.8 m;

Depth – 5.9 m;

Draught at international freeboard – 4.4 m;

Draught at dredging mark – 5.5 m;

Speed – 11.5 knots;

Suction pipe diameter – 700 mm;

Loading capacity – 3,910 tonnes;

Hopper capacity – 2,700 m3;

Daytime accommodation – Eight people.

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Dredging Today Staff