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Witton dredger

Specification

  • Class
    MCA L/L Exemption
  • Dimensions
    Length - 22.50m
    Beam - 9.00m
    Depth - 2.35m
  • Draft
    1.35m
  • Excavator
    Make - Liebherr P964B
    Buckets - 4.00m 1.5m3
  • Displacement
    230 tonnes (working)
  • Tonnage
    Gross - 119.15
    Register - 97.74
  • Propulsion
    Aquamaster rudder propeller 150 BHP
  • Fuel consumption
    100ltr / hour (approx)
  • Spud System
    16m Hydraulic
  • Generators
    Main - 40 KVA silent run
    Aux - 22.5 KVA
  • Dredging depth and reach
    Maximum 11.8m (38'9")

Well known in the dredging industry this backhoe dredger is fitted with the overwhelmingly powerful 65 tonne Liebherr 964.  The Witton is the ultimate in marina maintenance and capital dredging.  With a 4m3 bucket, the hopper barges are loaded at a rapid rate therefor minimising time on site and disruption to the day to day running of the marina.  Locally to the UK there is no other competitor to this market leader.

Working in tandem with our split hopper barges, our self propelled spud leg backhoe dredger, Witton Two, is purpose built to allow us to navigate small marinas that larger vessels would not be able to enter.

Vessels

Split 2 hopper barge

Split 3 hopper barge

Boxer modular pontoon

Workboats

Small Hopper Barges 60m3

Long Reach Excavator

Double Rum n Coke

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