VAN OORD  |  VOX AMALIA

m3 TSHD

For the large Dutch dredging company Van Oord, C-Job Naval Architects has designed a 17.000 m3 Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD).

 

Multipurpose dredger

What makes this design special is its multipurpose functionality. The innovative underwater body is made especially for shallow waters. Furthermore it had 2 suction arms, bottom doors and two rainbow nozzles.

 

Complex hull design

More info about the hull of this dredger can be found in the article ‘Complex hull shapes need sophisticated assesment

This article was published in the “MARIN Report” of August 2015 and is written by Luigi Francesco Minerva and Klaas Kooiker.

The picture shows the stern of Van Oord’s TSHD Vox Maxima under construction at IHC Dredgers.

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