Keel laying of 2,700 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Easydredge 2700”

On 18th of August 2014 the Keel laying event for the IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin Shipyard. The ship is being built under building number BN1001 by order of Royal IHC and will be delivered in the summer of 2015.


She is a standardized twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger of the Easydredge range developed by Royal IHC of the Netherlands, type Easydredge 2700 with a hopper capacity of 2,700m3. Capable of dredging with one trailing suction pipe and capable to deliver the spoil either through the bottom doors, or directly overboard through a pipeline or rainbow nozzle at the bow of the ship.


Main characteristics:
Length – 81,75 m
Breadth – 15,80 m
Draft – 5,90 m.


Websites:
http://dolphin1.bg/  
www.easydredge.com
www.ihcmerwede.com

Name giving ceremony of BN 901/ “ITALENI”

On 18/6/2014 at MTG Dolphin Shipyard took place the Name giving ceremony of “ITALENI”. The vessel is self-propelled 750 cubic meters Grab Hopper Dredger, built by order of IHC Global Production for Transnet National Ports Authority of South Africa.


Length (OA): 62 m       
Length (BP): 59 m       
Width: 15 m       
Depth: 4.5 m       
Hopper volume: 750 m³


The vessel, as Mrs. Ncumisa Nkanunu, the godmother, explained at the ceremony, was named after a famous battle between the Voortrekkers and the Zulus during the period of the Great Trek which took place in Italeni.


Source for the photos: Petel.bg

Cutting of the first steel plate for 2’300 m3 Suction Hopper Dredger

Cutting of the first steel plate for the new project of MTG Dolphin – 2’300 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger took place at the Yard on 25th of March 2014.

She is a standardized twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger with a hopper capacity of 2’700m3. Capable of dredging with one trailing suction pipe and capable to deliver the spoil either into the hopper, or directly overboard.


Main characteristics:
Length – 81,75 m
Breadth – 15,80 m
Draft – 5,90 m.