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.
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.