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.
Begun in July 1991 and not scheduled for completion until April 1993, this major undertaking has brought together a formidable fleet of dredgers, including several trailing suction hopper dredgers, a cutter suction dredger and grab dredgers
DIAP will use spud grab dredgers
and its suction hopper dredger for the work.