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Mersey Compass

Mersey Compass - grab dredger

General properties

IMO number: 
5233121
Vessel type: 
GD, Hopper, Self-propelled
Flag: 
NL
Owner: 
Van den Herik BV
Manager: 
Van den Herik BV
Built in: 
1961
Yard number: 
432

Physical properties

Length (OA): 
83.8 m
Length (BP): 
79.51 m
Width: 
14.71 m
Depth: 
5.8 m
Number of engines: 
3
Engine specs: 
Ruston Paxman - - 4Str - 16 cyl - 24.80 x 26.70 - rpm
Total power: 
910 kW
Bucket (standard): 
2 m³
Crane model: 
4x electric grab cranes
Hopper volume: 
1450 m³
Dredging depth: 
22 m

Page review

Status: 
Historical

Last Updated

6 years 14 weeks ago

History

TimeframeEquipmentManagerReview
Timeframe: 
1961 - 1984
Equipment: 
Review: 
Original build
Timeframe: 
1984
Equipment: 
Manager: 
Review: 
new owner

About this equipment

 

de MERSEY COMPASS

built by Ferguson Shipbuilders Port Glasgow,
Yard No 432
Engines by Davey Paxman & Co Lts Colchester

Port of Registry: Liverpool
Propulsion: 3 Vee oil 4SA each 16c 6000bhp driving 3 gen connected to 2 elec motors each 1750shp machy aft 13.8 knots
Launched: Tuesday, 30/05/1961
Built: 1961
Ship Type: Dredger
Tonnage: 2083grt, 926nrt, 2352dwt
Length: 274 feet 11
Breadth: 48 feet 3
Draught: 15 feet 4
Owner History:
Mersey Docks & Harbour Board, Liverpool
1984 van den Herik Materieel BV, Sliedrecht
Status: Active - 2007

Remarks: Hopper capacity: 1450 cubic metres
Four electric grab cranes each 2.6 cu m capacity
Dredge depth 22.8m

 

 

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