Western Baltija Shipbuilding has successfully launched newbuilding No 50. the TSHD “Macuti”, a FKAB D13 design, for the Mozambican Ports and Rail Company (CFM), and the National Dredging Company (EMODRAGA).
The vessel is funded by the Mozambican government and the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). The project is run thru Rohde Nielsen A/S & John. Gram-Hassen A/S. Rohde Nielsen A/S together with OSK Shiptech A/S will also support CFM/Emodraga with technical support and education during the project.
The vessel is classed by Bureau Veritas and complies with the DR 68 demands. The dredging equipment is delivered by Vosta LMG.
The FKAB D13 design is a twin screw trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) with hopper capacity of 2500 m3. The THSD is equipped with a trailing suction pipe, hinged bottom doors for dumping the spoil and a bow connection to delivery the spoil to shore.
Deck house with accommodation for 14 men.
- Hopper capacity M 2 500 m3
- Deadweight 4 000 tonnes
- Length over all 82.00 m
- Length between PP 78.40 m
- Breadth mld 16.00 m
- Depth mld 6.30 m
- Deadweight at dredging mark 3 900 dwt
- Dredging draught 5.50 m
- Hopper capacity 2 500 m 3
- FO tanks 400 m 3
- FW tanks 100 m 3
- Water ballast (fore peak) 250 m 3
- Main generators 3 x 1 350 kW
- Rudder propellers 2 sets
- Dredgepump drive 2 000 kW
- Bow thruster 350 kW
- Deck crane fore 10 kN
- Deck crane aft 180 kN
- Speed (mean draught 4.50 m) 11.0 knots
Press Release, October 22, 2012