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Swanage is a 415m³ capacity self-propelled, split hopper barge. It is a fast, reliable and highly maneuverable vessel, capable of accessing more restricted sites, and ideal for capital and maintenance dredging, beach replenishment and coast protection projects. She is Bureau Veritas Class I 3/3 approved for operation in Coastal waters.

Vessel Specification 

  • Length: 49.96 m
  • Beam: 9.29 m
  • Depth (Moulded): 4.00 m
  • Draft (Loaded): 3.00 m
  • Draft (Light): 1.30 m
  • Hopper Capacity: 415 m³
  • Gross Tonnage: 499GRT
  • Speed (Light): 7 knots
  • Speed (Loaded): 6 knots
  • Generator: 2 x 45 KVA
  • Propulsion: 360° rudder propeller
  • Type: 2 x Aquamaster
  • Main Engine: 2 x Deutz 272BHP