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Folio #: DR101
Location: NW Europe


Build Date:
1966, rebuilt 1987, Germany
BV, Class I Coastal Area Dredger
Dims (L x B x Dr.):
42.19 x 7.57 x 2.75m
Depth (m):
Dredge Depth (m):
30m in standard configuration or 60m extended
Hopper Capacity (m3):
Excavator type:
Sennebogen 640 R-HD wire excavator
Grab (type/details):
Small and large orange peel stone grabs, closed flat grabs 2.5/2.0 m³
Spuds (L x D):
Spud legs: 2, depths up to 12.00 m
Discharge type:
Can dredge into hold, to barges or self-unload to shore

Additional Information

Key Features

► The M/V Merete Chris is a versatile, selfpropelled work vessel suitable for a wide range of tasks within marine construction and for nearshore works.
Equipped with a Sennebogen 640 R-HD wire excavator, a selection of grabs, spud legs, own cargo hold and an advanced positioning system, the vessel is ideal for stone installation, boulder clearance and dredging projects.
► Self-propelled with own cargo hold
► 2 spud legs, anchors and positioning system
► Sennebogen 640 R-HD wire excavator
► Excavator converted to biodegradable hydraulic oil
► Can dredge into hold, to barges or self-unload to shore
► Suitable for soft materials, such as sediment, mud, sand
► Stone installation for breakwaters, scour protection etc.
► Permanently equipped for boulder clearance jobs
► Highly manoeuvrable, fast transition from dredge to sail
► Max draft of only 2.60 meters
► Accurate PDS2000 GPS dredge control system

Speed: 9.0 / 8.5 / 4.2 knots (empty/full/min)
Main engine: Scania DSI 14, 530 bhp
Aux engines: 2 x Sisu 420DG – 62A/33 kW
Bow thruster: Yes, 100 bhp
Hold size/max load: 170 cbm (10.47 x 5.00 x 3.32 m); 300 mt
Excavator: Sennebogen 640 R-HD 50 mt; Boom 16m; 12-15 mt
Dredge depth: 30 m in standard configuration, option 60 m
Grabs: Small and large orange peel stone grabs, closed flat grabs 2.5/2.0 m³
Weight syst.: Yes
Acc.: Max 4 persons
Spud legs: 2, depths up to 12.00 m
Anchors: 3 point mooring, 2×5 tonne and 1×3 tonne winches
Mooring / positioning / dredging equipment

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