Royal IHC lays keel for DEME’s LNG-powered Spartacus

Royal IHC lays keel for DEME's LNG-powered Spartacus
Image courtesy of DEME

The keel for the Belgian dredging specialist DEME’s LNG-powered cutter suction dredger Spartacus has been laid at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the Netherlands. 

The Spartacus, with a total installed power of 44.180 kW will be the most powerful cutter suction dredger ever built, according to DEME.

Spartacus will be able to dredge in waters of up to 45 meters, compared to the 35-meter depth which is presently the upper limit in the market. The dredger is capable of operating in very remote locations with limited infrastructure, given the fuel autonomy and accommodation capacity, DEME said in its statement.

The 164 meters long Spartacus will be the world’s first dual fuel cutter suction dredger.

DEME’s newest additions to the fleet are all designed as green vessels equipped with dual fuel engines, capable of running on LNG or diesel fuel.

Spartacus will join the DEME fleet in 2019.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News


<< Sep 2019 >>
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2019

The three-day event includes an exhibition where an expected 600+ supply chain companies will showcase their products and services.

read more >

LNGgc London

LNGgc is a fantastic way of raising attendees’ company profile within this market and creating greater awareness of their brand…

read more >

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition will return 16 – 17 October 2019, bringing together the key players…

read more >