Main particulars
Length over all78.00m
Length between perpendiculars75.95m
Breadth moulded15.85m
Depth moulded6.35m
Design draught4.50m
Deadweight @ T = 4.50 m2,570t
Dredging draught5.60m
Deadweight @ T = 5.60 m3,750t
Gross Tonnage3,087
Service speed12.0kn
Installed power (3 diesel generator sets)3,600bkW
Azimuth thrusters2×1,500bkW
Bow thruster500bkW
Dredging particulars
Diameter of dragarm2×700mm
Maximum dredge depth25.0m
Output dredge pump
Output jet pump575bkW
Hopper capacity2,400m3
Gas Oil (MGO)250m3
Potable Water76m3
Ballast Water570m3

The diesel electric driven trailing suction hopper dredger ‘UKD Orca’ is the latest delivery of Barkmeijer Shipyards. This sophisticated vessel has been designed especially for port maintenance environments. Therefore a dual suction dredging pipe has been installed on portside as well starboard. To guarantee an excellent maneuvering flexibility, the vessels is equipped with two azimuth thrusters. Discharging of the hopper load is established by six bottom doors or by dredging pump via a shore connection portside or starboard.

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