‘Jun Yang 1’ en route to Guangzhou

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) ‘Jun Yang 1’ is currently on her maiden voyage from Kinderdijk, The Netherlands to Guangzhou, China.

The ‘Jun Yang 1’, built by Royal IHC for the Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC), measures 167.5 by 31.0 metres.

The delivery voyage itself is being conducted by Redwise with a key crew of five, together with 22 crewmembers of GDC, including all officers and engineers, using the delivery voyage for familiarisation purposes.

The vessel is propelled by two MAN type 9L48/60CR main engines, with a total of 21,600kW, attaining a maximum speed of more than 16 knots.