New deep suction dredger for Aalten contractor nearing delivery

Photo: TV Dredging

Holland Shipyards Group subsidiary TV Dredging has completed construction of a new deep suction dredger for Aalten-based marine contractor Hoftijzer Verhuur- en Aannemingsbedrijf.

Designed in-house by TV Dredging, the 20- by 9.1-metre Geertje boasts a maximum dredging depth of 37 metres and modular construction, enabling it to be easily assembled/disassembled and transported.

The dredger will be used primarily for sand extraction.

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