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.
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.
Dredging Today Staff