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Innovative Boats & Products
TOP BOATS 2020 seabed’s material. The total stroke of the spud-carriage is 25 feet, the spuds have a length of 110 feet, with weight of 90,000 pounds each.
The General MacArthur is 290 feet long, and with the 180-foot idler barge attached, the dredge has a maxi- mum swing radius of 530 feet. The beam is 72 feet, with a depth 16 feet and 7-foot draft. The digging depth is 97 feet with a suction diameter of 34 inches and a discharge diameter 32 inches. The vessel is equipped with three CAT-MAK diesel electric en- gines that provide 24,000 horsepower.
Production automation and moni- toring systems link to the project and corporate of? ces, along with Hypack/
DredgePack survey software and the
Corps of Engineers’ Dredge Quality
Management (DQM) system.
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