Rohde Nielsen unveils two new hybrid dredgers

Danish marine contractor Rohde Nielsen has confirmed that its two newest dredgers are now available to serve customers.

Ask R (pictured) and Embla R each have an LOA of 85.4 metres, a beam of 17.4 metres, a maximum draught of five metres, and a hopper capacity of 2,700 cubic metres.

Each dredger also has a diesel-electric propulsion system that includes three 2,350kW main engines, a 600kW battery pack, and a Siemens energy dispersion system. A maximum speed of 12 knots can be achieved.

Emissions-reducing features include diesel particulate filters and SCR systems designed to ensure compliance with EU Stage V regulations.

The dredgers were built according to Bureau Veritas class rules.

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