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NEEDLES is a 300m³ capacity self-propelled, split hopper barge. It is a fast, reliable and highly maneuverable vessel, capable of accessing more restricted sites. This vessels is ideal for capital and maintenance dredging, beach replenishment and coast/pipeline protection projects.

Vessel Specification 

  • Length: 44.10 m
  • Beam: 8.20 m
  • Depth: 2.80 m
  • Draft (Loaded): 2.26 m
  • Hopper Opening: 3.20 m
  • Hopper Capacity: 300 m³ / 467tons
  • Speed (Light): 10 knots
  • Speed (Loaded): 8 knots
  • Generator: 2 x 45 KVA
  • Propulsion: 360° rudder propeller
  • Type: Schottle 300
  • Main Engine: Caterpillar 3412 650BHP