Royal IHC delivers dredger to Cameroon port operator

A new 1,350kW cutter suction dredger built by Royal IHC has been delivered to the Port Authority of Douala (PAD) in Cameroon.

Named Vigilance, the dredger will be used to clear the Douala-Bonabéri port's access channel as well as some of the nearby waterways.

The vessel has an LOA of 32.3 metres, a beam of 7.87 metres, a mean draught of 1.45 metres, and a maximum standard dredging depth of 14 metres.

A second Royal IHC-built dredger is expected to be delivered within the year, PAD officials said.

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