2500M3 Sand and Gravel Hopper Dredge "Sand Heron"
Designers: Seadrec Limited
Builders: De Merwede Shipyard, Netherlands
Main Machinery, propulsion power supplied by a Mirrlees Blackstone K8 Major MK3 developing 5270 BHP. This engine also drive a 4000 KVA main alternator. Electric power supplied from diesel driven ship’s service generator of 650 KVA and harbour set of 137.5 KVA.
“The vessel complies with, and was built under the supervision of Lloyds Register of Shipping Classification Society for the notation: 100A1 Hopper Dredger near continental trading area + LMC UMC”
Accommodation is provided for a crew of 14.