Italdraghe Delivers SGT400 Cutter Suction Dredger to Iraq

Italdraghe SpA has successfully completed delivery of a SGT 400 Cutter Suction Dredger to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources.

The CSD comes as the first in a series of three dredgers that Italdraghe will supply to this client.

According to the company, the dredger that is fully operational now in Iraq has working depth of 10m with a suction diameter of 450mm and a discharge diameter of 400mm.

The main dredging pump engine is an Isotta Fraschini type with 1000 hp at 1800 rpm.

The auxiliary engine is a FTP Iveco Motors type C90 with 350 hp at 2000 rpm.

The dredger, fitted with anchor booms and spud carriage, has a crown type cutter with 150 hp and the swing winches have a 6 ton pull.


  • Arbour gen-set with 30 kW;
  • DGPS positioning system with an integrated project monitoring program;
  • Production measuring system.