Launching of the Second BEAGLE 8 TSHD for Adani (VIDEO)

Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the Netherlands, recently launched Adani’s 8,000m³ Beagle trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) – the SHANTI SAGAR 18.

This is the second of two Beagle 8 TSHDs for Adani – the first (Shanti Sagar 17) was launched in March 2017.

The dredger has a total length of 104.5 meters and a width of 24.2 meters. The vessel is designed to have a loaded speed of 13.7 knots. In addition, it has two suction pipes with a diameter of 800mm and can reach a dredging depth of 26 meters.

The SHANTI SAGAR 18 will be mainly utilized for maintenance dredging while the SHANTI SAGAR 17 will be deployed for capital dredging in challenging soils.