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TSHD Bahia San Carlos ready for delivery

Royal IHC said that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bahia San Carlos has successfully completed its sea trials.

After more than three weeks of extensive testing in the North Sea, the newbuild is now ready for delivery, reported IHC.

According to schedule, the Bahia San Carlos, an Easydredge 2700, will begin her journey to Vera Cruz in Mexico on the 12th of November where she will be handed over to Secretaria de Marina in Mexico.

“Our dedicated teams from the Krimpen aan de IJssel and Kinderdijk yards have worked hard in the last 9 months and managed to complete the ship according to plan and we thank them for successfully outfitting this beautiful Royal IHC vessel,” the company said.

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Royal IHC has started to build the Easydredg 2700 for stock in response to the increasing global demand for TSHDs with an extremely short delivery time.

These dredgers have a straightforward design, standardized components and a short delivery time, making them a great start or addition to any dredging fleet.

The Easydredge series comes in three different sizes – 1,600m³, 2,700m³ and 3,700m³ version.