Japaul Oil and Maritime Services PLC (Japaul) is a rising star in the Nigerian dredging industry. Over the past several years, foreign dredging contractors have been replaced with Nigerian contractors, who have been busy updating their dredge fleets. Jegede A. Paul, Managing Director/CEO of Japaul, already owned dredges from Korea and Holland, and had previously taken delivery of his first DSC Shark (an 18-inch x 16-inch configuration) in 2007. Although the unit was used, DSC provides OEM parts information to all customers as an added benefit. Additionally, Mr.
HULL PUMP CONVENTIONAL DREDGE
At DSC Dredge, we know designing and building the exact custom dredge that will boost your efficiency and lower your costs involves working with you and learning your story. The Shark Class, with standard discharge sizes ranging from 10 inches (250 mm) to 24 inches (600 mm)—customizable upon request—has a conventional dredge-operating configuration with a modular design for easy transport. Starting with the base model, we customize the Shark for your specific application, learning all details of your project, and involving you every step of the way.
The Shark Class offers the features of a larger dredge in an exceptionally portable design. Available with diesel or electric power, the Shark includes a PLC operating system, electro-proportional hydraulic circuits, high-capacity service water system and an inline direct marine-style transmission for dredge pump reduction. The Shark is customizable to exact application and production requirements.
Caterpillar diesel power or AC electric power.
Hull-mounted heavy-duty dredge pump.
PLC operating system.
Power up/down spud systems with API-rated winch drums for proper cable storage.
Customizations that may include extreme dredging depths, GPS dredging systems and production instrumentation.
Custom features, sizes and designs available.
|Transportable||Single to multi trucks|
|Dredging Depths||30–56 ft (9.1–17.1 m)|
|Discharge Sizes||10–24 in (250–600 mm)|
|Power Source||540–3,500 hp (403–2,610 kW)|
|Cutter Power||60–800 hp (45–600 kW)|
|Spud Lift Operation||Power up/down planetary winch|
|Swing Operation||Planetary winch|
PAL Technology is one of many companies owned and operated by the Royal Family in Abu Dhabi. In 2006, the company was faced with various projects, which included the development of artificial islands, deepening canals and land reclamation. Expected to be booked for projects through 2018, the company required extensive construction and navigational dredging capabilities in order to complete each job, so PAL was in need of a dredge with superior power that was also capable of performing in extremely high temperatures.