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.