Main Data

Length Overall 99.00 m
Breadth mld. 16.50 m
Depth Mld 8.60 m
Draught, Loaded 6.40 m
Hopper Capacity 2500/2700 m3
Suction/Discharge Pipe DIA 850/800 m
Speed, Free Running 12.5 knots
Gross Tonnage 3751
Deadweight 5916 tonnes
Speed, Free Running 12.5 knots
Year Built 1990
Status Active

2500M3 Sand and Gravel Hopper Dredge "Sand Heron"

Designers: Seadrec Limited


Owners: South Coast Shipping Company Limited
Builders: De Merwede Shipyard, Netherlands


Southampton, UK

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.