IZAR Sestao Launches 11,300-cu. M. Dredger

Thursday, March 06, 2003
The Sestao Shipyard launched yesterday, the newbuilding number 324, a suction dredger with a capacity of 11,300 cu. m. The Filippo Brunelleschi, will be delivered next September and will go to work in Southeast Asia, where it will be used to gain land to the sea. This dredger is the first of a series of two, the second one will be launched in April. These, as well as the previous ships Juan Sebastián de Elcano and Kaishuu, of 16,000 cu. m., will be operated by the same Belgian shipowner, Jan de Nul, and will execute similar activities. Filippo Brunelleschi and its twin ship are smaller than their predecessors, but are able to dredge to a major depth and are better manageable. The main characteristics of the this ship are:

Length overall: 138.94 m

Breadth: 27.5 m

Design draught: 9 m

Tons of deadweight: 18,590

Propulsion: 2 x MAN B&W de 5.760 KW each one

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