30000 cbm TSHD for DEME Dredging
Shipyard and Designer: IHC Dredger
The launch ceremony of the 30000 cbm trailing suction hopper dredger CONGO RIVER took place on 21st January 2011 at IHC Merwede shipyard in Krimpen aan de Ijssel, The Netherlands. IHC Merwede has built the impressive ship for DEME Group and the CONGO RIVER is the largest ships in the fleet.
The CONGO RIVER is an innovative and versatile vessel, which has excellent maneuvrabilitty and is also multifunctional because of its limited length-to-width ratio.
The vessel it is outfitted with two Van der Velden BARKE® rudders.
|Maximum moulded breadth:||38.00 m|
|Draft (scantling):||12.00 m|
|Maximum speed ahead:||16.60 Knots|
|Propeller diameter:||5.40 m|
|ME Power:||23200 kW|
|Blade area:||30 m²|
|Max. turning angle:||2 x 45º|