55m Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger - 635 m3 Hopper Capacity For Sale
DESCRIPTION: Sale of 635m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge
DATE LAUNCHED: 1979
DRAFT: 3.20m (Empty); 4.10m (Loaded)
LOCATION: New Zealand
BROKER: John Kearns
PRICE: 1.95m New Zealand Dollars
635m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge built 1979 to Lloyds class in New Zealand. Maintained in New Zealand survey which was renewed Sept 2017 & expires Sept 2022. Powered by twin Mirrlees Blackstone Marine Engines rated at 470 HP each @ 750 RPM. The hopper capacity is 635m3 at maximum overflow. The 500mm trailing suction pipe can operate down to a maximum depth of 12.5m. The drag head is fitted with a conventional IHC 10532.550 dredge pump driven by a Mirrlees Blackstone 470 hp engine.
The Jet water pump provides up to 120 psi at the drag head. Discharging is via bottom doors, or via the port side pump ashore connection with the dredge pump. The hopper is fitted with an adjustable overflow. Mounted at the forward end of the hopper is a Hitachi Dragline Crane with a SWL of 5 tonne and equipped with a 1.2m3 Clamshell Bucket. The vessel is also fitted with a four-point mooring system and when used in conjunction with the Dragline Crane is useful for dredging in confined areas. Dredging Software is HYDROPRO, which is displayed on 3 monitors and used in combination with the IHC Load and Draft Management program. Vessel is well maintained by same owner since new and is in operational status.
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