Launching of 2nd Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500)

csd-500.JPGOn 16th November 2011, the Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai witnessed a colorful launching ceremony of the newly built second Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) which is constructed by APT Global Shipyard on behalf of VostaLMG.

The Management of APT Global and Representatives of VostaLMG congratulated all the team members and supporters on this auspicious occasion for bringing a dream into reality by constructing Two Dredgers within a period of six months.

The contract for construction of the two vessels was signed between VostaLMG and APT Global Shipyard in May 2011, and the keel was laid on 2nd June 2011. The CSD 500 is engineered by VostaLMG and fully constructed by APT Global Marine Services LLC.

Vessel Information


Ship Builder:                   APT Global Marine Services LLC
Length Overall: 38 meters
Breadth over pontoon:         2.75 meters
Dredging Depth: min. 2- / max. 15 meters
Discharge Diameter: 500 mm
Total Installed Power:         1270 Kilowatt
Cutter Power:                   175 Kilowatt
Pump Power:                     950 Kilowatt
Class:                                Bureau Veritas