Royal IHC launches world’s largest cutter suction dredger for DEME

Royal IHC has successfully launched Spartacus, a 44,180kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) designed and built for DEME.

Spartacus is the world’s largest CSD and the first to be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG). The four main engines can run on LNG, marine diesel oil, and heavy fuel oil.

The two auxiliary engines also incorporate dual-fuel technology.

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