The Cutter Suction Dredger 500 HDDE has an auxiliary diesel engine with alternator to drive the hydraulic pumps.

Cutter Suction Dredger 500 HDDE

cutter suction dredger 500 heavy duty dual engine


  • Three dismountable pontoons
  • Diesel driven inboard dredge pump
  • Heavy duty dredge pump gearbox
  • Auxiliary diesel engine to drive hydraulic pumps
  • Ladder hoisting gantry and winch
  • Two swing winches
  • Hydraulic driven cutter
  • Cutter head with exchangeable teeth
  • Box coolers voor diesel engines, gearbox and hydraulics
  • Air ventilation for engine room
  • Inspection piece in front of dredge pump
  • Suction pipe on ladder and discharge pipe on deck
  • Operating cabin is fitted on the main pontoon
  • Spuds operated by two hydraulic cylinders


  • Anchor boom installation
  • Spud carriage and/or spud tilting installation
  • Swivel bend
  • Deck crane
  • Other wear resistant materials for dredge pump
  • Wedge piece (for shallow dredging)
  • Density velocity meter
  • Extended dredging depth
  • Non-return valve in discharge pipeline
  • Dilution valve in suction pipeline (bresklep)
  • Harbor GenSet
  • Garbage container
  • Sanitary facilities
  • Central greasing system
  • BV-certification
  • Alternative diesel engine brands
  • Floating discharge pipeline system
    Other options available on request

Benefits of the CSD500 HDDE


The standard cutter suction dredger 500 HDDE is delivered with an auxiliary diesel engine with an alternator to drive the hydraulic pumps.

Highly customizable

Because of its size, there are even more options available for the cutter suction dredger 500 HDDE then for the other cutter suction dredgers.


The cutter suction dredger 500 HDDE consists of three pontoons that can be easily dismounted. This provides our dredgers with more transportation options.

Specifications of the CSD500 HDDE


Length overall incl. ladder: 33.3 m
Length over pontoons: 21 m
Breadth: 7.95 m
Depth main pontoon: 2.5 m
Depth side pontoons: 2.3 m
Design draught: 1.5 m

Dredging Equipment

Cutter type: Dredge Yard multi-purpose
Power: 180 KW
Speed: 0-30 rpm
Dredge pump: Dredge Yard 500
Wear material: GS32NiCrMo
Pump engine: Caterpillar 3512


Swing winches: 2
Wire pull: 110 kN
Hauling speed: 0 -20 m/min
Ladder winch: 1
Wire pull: 110 kN

Dredging Parameters

Dredging depth (50°): 14 m
Suction pipe diameter: 550 mm
Discharge pipe diameter: 500 mm

Spud System

Spud length: 19 m
Spud leg lifting: 3.4 m

Installed Power

Dredge pump diesel engine: 954 kW
Auxiliary diesel engine: 447 kW
Total installed: 1401 kW

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