Gijon Delivers Another Dredger

Monday, December 09, 2002
IZAR Gijon Shipyard recently delivered an 8,500 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). It is the second dredging vessel built by Gijon for Dragages Ports, an agency of the French Public Works ministry. This self-propelled TSHD vessel, yard number 366 and named Samuel De Champlain, was ordered by DragagesPorts from Gijon Shipyard on May 24, 2000, together with a smaller unit of 5,000 m3 capacity, yard number 365, named DANIEL LAVAL and delivered on February 26 this year. SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN is already operated in river Loire, in France, according to shipowner sources. It is equipped with a trailing side suction pipe with underwater dredge pump on starboard and bottom valves for load dumping. The accommodation deckhouse and the wheelhouse are located at the bow of the ship. A machinery deckhouse is located at the stern of the ship. The dredger availability is superior to 7000 hours per year.

Maritime Today


The Maritime Industry's original and most viewed E-News Service

Maritime Reporter May 2016 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

CMA CGM Proceeds with NOL Takeover after China Okay

CMA CGM, the world's third-largest container shipping firm, is to go ahead with its planned acquisition of Singapore's Neptune Orient Lines (NOL) after receiving regulatory clearance from China,

Singapore Exchange in Talks to buy Baltic Exchange

Baltic Exchange privately owned by 380 shareholders. The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is in exclusive talks to buy London's Baltic Exchange, which has been at the

Euroseas Faces Headwinds, Reports Loss

Euroseas Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESEA), an owner and operator of drybulk and container carrier vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk and containerized cargoes,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.0828 sec (12 req/sec)