Entries by Frank Van bergen

Spud Tilting System

Spud Tilting System for a Cutter Suction Dredger currently under construction. A good example of our engineered products which we design and build. The dredger has a total installed power of 7 MW. The spuds have a diameter of 1200 mm and a length of approximately 33 m.

High quality sheaves

We design and deliver high quality sheaves, which are produced in partnership with foundries and fabricators in China. The quality control and assurance is done in-house by our local, dedicated MOTAS inspector stationed in China. The sheaves are typically used in the dredging industry for applications such as cutter ladder hoisting, side wire sheave blocks, […]

Conversion of the M/V Capt John A. Graham to a side cast dredge

IJmuiden, The Netherlands – MOTAS Dredging Solutions has supplied concept and detailed design services for the dredging installation including hardware. Brice Civil Constructors is the operator of the dredge, which is currently in operation and doing extensive agitation dredging in the Atchafalaya River near Morgan City in the USA. The concept was to mount a […]

Water Injection Dredger for port of Bordeaux successfully launched

MOTAS Global Dredging Solutions completes project in France IJMUIDEN – For the GIE Dragages Ports, MOTAS Global Dredging Solutions engineered a jetwater installation and delivered key components for a Water Injection Dredger. Recently, this WID has been taken into operation and is being used by the Grand Port Maritime de Bordeaux (member of GIE Dragages […]

Customised Ladder and Underwater Cutting Wheel combination for ROHR-IDRECO

IJmuiden, the Netherlands – MOTAS Dredging Solutions has designed and constructed a customised Ladder plus Underwater Cutting Wheel combination for Rohr-Idreco. On the 5th of November, ROHR-IDRECO successfully launched the electrical dredger. MOTAS Dredging Solutions designed and constructed the ladder plus Underwater Cutting Wheel (UCW), which will be used by the South American gold mining […]