Two New Wasa SHB 1010 Split-Barges Ready for Action

Wasa Dredging reported today that construction of the new 1010m³ self-propelled barges “Boann” and “Sinann” is now fully complete.

According to the company, the new Wasa SHB 1010 split-barges have been delivered and moved to Rauma where “Boann” has already started working on a project.

The two barges, designed in-house by Wasa, were built at the Scheepswerf Pattje yard in Waterhuizen near Groningen.

The vessels characteristic:

  • Hopper volume: 1010m³;
  • Length: 66.5m;
  • Width: 11.36m;
  • Depth: 4m;
  • Class/Navigation: Bureau Veritas/20NM offshore, Transfer navigation unrestricted;
  • Main propulsion engines: 2 x Scania 469kW;
  • Bow thruster: Scottel Pump jet SPJ 57 RD driven by a Cummins QSB7 210 kW diesel engine.

The two newbuilds, specially equipped with heavy-duty build hopper for loading big stones and blasted bed rock, will be manly used at dredging projects with long sailing distances to the dump areas.

 

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Russia’s leading maritime industry Media Group PortNews (www.portnews.ru) holds a traditional annual Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging” in Moscow. 

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