The hull consists of three pontoons, one main pontoon housing the engine room, and two side pontoons.
The dredger is equipped with a rapid connection-disconnection system for the pontoons achieved using bolts at deck level, and hooks at the bottom. Further salient features of the vessel are the compact dredge pump drive incorporating a reduction gear with integrated pump bearing and a fresh water engine cooling system, based on the well cooling principle.
Various components are mounted in or on the main pontoon, including the cutter ladder, the two ladder actuator rams, control cabin, dredge pump, diesel engines and auxiliary power units, discharge line and the spuds with their actuator rams.
The cutter and swing winches, mounted on the ladder, are powered by centrally located hydraulic system with a pump driven by the engine.
The Cutter equipped in this model is a 5 bladed crown type with serrated cutting edges & the cutter ladder of length 7.6 m is sturdy welded & steel constructed.
Length overall (LOA): 16.80 M
Length of pontoon: 11.50 M
Breadth moulded: 3.75 M
Depth moulded: 1.50 M
Draft moulded: 0.90 M
Maximum dredging depth: 6.0 M
Spuds Length approx.: 9 M
Discharge Pipe: 250 mm, 10 mm thk
Suction Pipe: 250 mm, 10 mm thk
Engine Make & Model: Caterpillar, 3460C
Engine MCR: 298 kW (400 BHP)
Dredge Pump Make & Model: Metso HG 250S
Dredge Pump Capacity: 750 cu.m/h