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CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER

WHEN ARE CSDS USED?

CSDs can be used for land reclamation, for deepening harbors and for the construction and expansion of ports and navigational channels or for pipeline trenching in the seabed. When the dredged material is being used for land reclamation, the distance between the dredging and disposal areas is usually shorter than the distances covered by trailing …

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CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER

WHAT IS A CUTTER SUCTION DREDGER? CHARACTERISES OF A CSD?

Although systems for describing dredgers vary, in general three broad classifications are recognized based on the means of excavation and operation. These are known as mechanical dredgers, hydraulic dredgers and hydrodynamic dredgers. Hydraulic dredgers include all dredging equipment which makes use of centrifugal pumps for at least part of the transport process of moving the …

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