Design Philosophy Anchorage

For Barkmeijer Shipyards, Conoship International provided the naval architecture (hull design and stability calculations) of this TSHD or MAD. The main purpose of this vessel will be offshore mining / dredging of aggregates (crushed rocks, sand, and gravel) up to a depth of 60 meters. Onboard, the dredging material can be sorted through an adjustable screen. Utilizing a dedicated dry discharge installation: grab discharger and conveyor belts the vessel can unload at various port locations.

Main particulars
Length over all 106.00m
Length between perpendiculars102.20m
Breadth moulded15.85m
Depth to main deck8.95m
Draught (design)6.40m
Deadweight @T = 6.40m5,440t
Draught summer6.90m
Deadweight @T = 6.90m6,135t
Service speed14.00kn

Installed power (3 diesel generator sets)6,375bkW
Propulsion2 × 2,100bkW
Bow thruster600bkW
Tank Capacity
Ballast water500m3
Fuel oil (MGO)400m3
Potable water100m3
Dredging Equipment
Inside diameter drag arm700mm
Maximum dredging depth60m
Output submersible dredging pump1,200bkW
Hopper capacity3,000m3

Pictures (thumbnails) courtesy of Barkmeijer Shipyards

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