Construction completed on new water injection dredger for NC Ports

St Johns Ship Building (SJSB) in Palatka, Florida, has completed construction of a new water injection dredger ordered by the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NC Ports).

The 566kW Osprey was built by SJSB under a contract awarded by Royal IHC’s US-based subsidiary, IHC America.

The vessel has a maximum dredging depth of 16.7 metres and will be used to perform maintenance dredging in the main ports of Wilmington and Morehead City.

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