WID Dredging and Plough Vessel

UKD Seadragon is a 27 metre Shoalbuster designed specifically by Damen Shipyards for UK Dredging. She is specified to provide  multi purpose dredging support with WID, bed-levelling, buoy handling and survey capability.

The vessel is diesel electric, with 2 x Permanent Magnet Water Cooled 750KW propulsion motors and a 145KW bowthruster. 
Her principle duties are as a Water Injection Dredger and a bed leveller.  Her WID Skid and 10 metre plough is capable of working at a depth of 25 metres. 

Fully equipped with DGPS and digital mapping her survey equipment is fully compatible with all of UK Dredging's fleet and able to act on a stand-alone basis. A Winch encoder accurately determines plough depth so that the combined package offers a complete survey and bed levelling service.


BuilderDamen Shipyards, Hardinxveld
ClassificationBureau Veritas
Offshore support vessel
Tug (design bollard pull 25 ton)
Unrestricted navigation
Gross Tonnage321 tonnes
Length Overall27.05 m
Beam Overall11.6 m
Draught Maximum2.55 m
Speed9.5 knots
Hydraulic A FrameHuisman Equipment
SWL 30 ton
Main Propulsion2x Permanent Magnet motors,
Single power
2x 750 kW @ 1600 rpm
WIDDamen Dredging Equipment,
Underwater pump
EDOP 450L, 4000 m3/hr @ 2.5 bar
Plough Width10 m x weight 8 tonnes
Bollard Pull25 tonnes

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