ELLICOTT BUCKET WHEEL DREDGER FOR SUEZ CANAL

The article briefly describes the bucket wheel dredger BARAKAT which was built for the Suez Canal Authority by Ellicott Machine Corporation International. The BARAKAT is among the first in the Canal Authority's fleet to have a spud carriage for improved efficiency. It is capable of producing 500 m3 of fine sand through 5,000 m of pipeline to 1,500 m3 of fine sand per hour through 1,000 m of 600 mm pipe.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Dock & Harbour Authority, v 75 n 859, April 1995, p 333 [1 p, 1 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1995

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  • English

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717129
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 4 1996 12:00AM