Self-Propelled Cutter Suction Dredgers (8064 and 8065)

On the 16th of March 2007, Dredging and Maritime Management S.A. has signed a contract with Uljanik Brodogradiliste d.d. in Pula, Croatia, for the building of two large selfpropelled cutter suction dredgers. 

These vessels are further developments of the self-propelled cutter dredger Leonardo Da Vinci, incorporating at the same time the experience and technical innovations of the J.F.J. De Nul, the largest and most powerful cutter dredger in the world.

Both vessels will be delivered in 2009.


Main characteristics:

Length o.a.: 138.5 m
Breadth: 26.0 m
Draught: 5.50 m
Dredging depth: 35.0 m
Total installed diesel power: 23,520 kW
Speed: 13 kn
Accommodation: 46 persons
Built in: 2009