The cutter-suction dredger WELIGOUWA was built at Dunston (Shiprepairers) Ltd, Hull, UK, for the Sri Lankan Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. The vessel has been designed to undertake the dredged maintenance of approximately 30 fishing harbours and fish landings around the Sri Lankan coast. WELIGOUWA'S main dimensions include a length overall of 40m, length bp 33m, breadth 9.70m, depth 2.50m and a loaded draught of 1.30m. Layout is compromised between coastal transit duties and stationary dredging to a six wire mooring system. A general arrangement plan is included in the article.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Ship & Boat Intl, n 10, Dec 1995, p 37 [2 p, 3 fig]
  • Publication Date: 1995


  • English

Subject/Index Terms

  • TRT Terms: Dredges
  • Old TRIS Terms: Weligouwa
  • Subject Areas: Marine Transportation;

Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00718840
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: British Maritime Technology
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 27 1996 12:00AM