TSHD Teunis Huibertus sea trials underway

The sea trials of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Teunis Huibertus are currently underway.

Auke Hengst, Stuurman Zeevaart
photo by Auke Hengst, Stuurman Zeevaart

IHC Dredging recently sold this Beagle® 4 with a hopper volume of 4,000 m3, to contractor Gebr. van der Lee.

The Dutch family business was looking for a sustainable trailing suction hopper dredger with this hopper volume available on short term.

photo by Auke Hengst, Stuurman Zeevaart

The Beagle® 4 is a trailing suction hopper dredger from the series of ‘standard’ medium-sized hoppers from IHC Dredging – equipped with the latest innovations.

photo by Auke Hengst, Stuurman Zeevaart

The dredger has an optimized hull shape for the lowest resistance possible and is also equipped with a well-balanced efficient engine room.

This combination results in best-in-class fuel efficiency with adequate low greenhouse gas emissions, said Royal IHC.