grab dredger

grab dredger

[′grab ‚drej·ər]
(mechanical engineering)
Dredging equipment comprising a grab or grab bucket that is suspended from the jib head of a crane. Also known as grapple dredger.
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Tenders are invited for Dredging and deepening harbour basin and approach channel in all classes of soil except soft/hard rock using any type of dredger such as grab dredger, hopper bottom type dredger, cutter suction type dredger /any type of dredging equipment etc.
One was the Jin Hang Jun 406, a grab dredger and the 3,086-tonne cutter Xin Hai Tun, a suction dredger, the IHS report said.
After 43 years on the Tyne the last grab dredger was sold last year to a developing Port in Africa.
The spokesman added that the Mersey Mariner grab dredger would be retained for in-dock dredging.
Five major dredging units were deployed comprising cutter suction, dipper and grab dredgers to complete the seabed preparation.
DIAP will use spud grab dredgers and its suction hopper dredger for the work.