VIDEO: ‘Alexander von Humboldt’ in Action

The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port.

The daily work of the hopper dredgers is very important. Without them, the port of Hamburg would simply silt up,” the Authority stated.

 

The following video profiles her day-to-day job while operating in the Elbe River:

The vessel’s technical leaflet:

– Hopper capacity: 9,000 m³

– Deadweight: 14,060 ton

– Length o.a.: 120.5 m

– Beam: 24.4 m

– Draft: loaded 8.95 m

– Maximum dredging depth: 36.5 / 43 m

– Suction pipe diameter: 1,300 mm

– Pump power (trailing): 3,100 kW

– Pump power (discharging): 7,500 kW

– Propulsion power: 2 x 5,280 kW

– Total installed diesel power: 13,980 kW

– Speed:14.0 kn

– Accommodation: 31

– Built: 1998.

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