Sand Falcon
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Name

SAND FALCON

Type

Trailing suction hopper dredger

IMO-number

9151553

Call sign

MXAW7

Fag

United Kingdom

Port of registry

Southampton

GT

6.538 t

DWT

9.154 t

NT

1.960 t

Length

120,20 m m over all

115,94 m between perpendiculars

Breadth

19,50 m

Draught

7,78 m

Air draft

36,00 m mast up

Freeboard

2.233 mm

Depth

10,00 m

Speed

12,5 knots

Built

1998

Launch date

14.02.1998

Date of completion

28.04.1998

Builder

Merwede Shipyard
Hardinxveld-Giessendam
The Netherlands

Lengthened from 99,90 to 120,20 meter by Merwede Shipyard in 2004

Yard number

647

Hull material

Steel

Hull type

Single hull

Watertight compartments

7

Continuous decks

1
Machinery aft

Main engine

2x Wärtsilä VSA A6R32E - 4 stroke 6 cylinder 350 x 320 mm internal combustion engine - 4.920 kW / 6.684 hp at 750 rpm

Built: 1997

Builder: Wärtsilä Finland OY, Vaasa - Finland

Electrical propulsion gen.

2x 1.856 kW 600 Volt

Propelling system

2x Screw propeller controllable pitch at 198 rpm

Electrical installation

Power voltage: 220 V

Lighting voltage: 220 V

Frequency: 50 Hz

Generators

2x Diesel generatorsets each 355 kVA - 284 kW - 386 hp

Emergency generators

1x Diesel generatorset 70 kVA - 56 kW - 87 hp

Number of holds

1

Hold dimensions

Length: 53,00 m

Width: 11,66 m

Hopper capacity

5.022 m³

Suction pipe

1x 850 mm

Dredging depth

33,00 m

Conveyor length

14,00 m

Discharge

Pump and bucket wheel - 2.000 t/h

Discharge method

Hydraulic / Bucket wheel

Dredge pump

Manufacturer: Seadrec

Cargo Handling

1x Crane - SWL 1,5 t

1x Crane - SWL 2,0 t

1x Crane - SWL 3,0 t

1x Crane - SWL 7,0 t

Operating crew

11

Owner

CEMEX UK Marine
Coldharbour Lane
Thorpe
Egham
Surrey

United Kingdom

Previous owner

RMC Marine Ltd.

Remarks

Equipped with a Strachan & Henshaw bucket wheel dry discharge system