Last week, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger KRIOS, under construction for Royal Boskalis Westminster, returned from successful sea trials on the North-Sea and the second Maasvlakte.
All planned tests were successfully completed under the supervision of Boskalis and Bureau Veritas, informs Royal IHC.
The newbuild is a sister vessel of the CSD Helios, taken into service in 2017.
CSD Krios has a total installed power of 23,700kW, pumping capacity of 15,600kW and a maximum cutter capacity of 7,000kW.
With a length of 152m and a maximum dredging depth of 35m, this vessel falls under the category mega cutter.
- Length (OA): 152m;
- Length (BP): 127.5m;
- Width: 28m;
- Depth: 8.9m;
- Draft (loaded): 6m;
- Cutter power: 7000kW;
- Total power: 23684kW;
- Dredging depth: 30m;
- Dredging depth (extended): 35 m.