PHOTO: TSHD Mahaa Jarraafu Arrives in the Maldives
Following her two-week trip from China, MTCC’s new trailing suction hopper dredger Mahaa Jarraafu has finally arrived home.
“Today marks a major milestone in the history of MTCC. Our trailing suction hopper dredger Mahaa Jarraafu has just arrived in the Maldives,” reported the company.
The vessel, belonging to the Easydredge series of standard twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredgers, was designed and built by Royal IHC yard in Qidong, China.
TSHD Mahaa Jarraafu has a length overall of 92.95 meters and a hopper capacity of 3.700m³ per load. Like all ships in the series, she is equipped with the specially designed Easydredge dredging equipment, including a state-of-the-art IHC dredge pump and a slender hull for increased speed and low fuel consumption.
In addition, the vessel has a ‘world dredging’ equipment package, which includes an adjustable overflow, bottom doors, jet water system and a shore pumping installation.