NEEDLES is a 300m³ capacity self-propelled, split hopper barge. It is a fast, reliable and highly manoeuvrable vessel, capable of accessing more restricted sites. One of a pair operated by Jenkins Marine, these vessels are ideal for capital and maintenance dredging, beach replenishment and coast/pipeline protection projects.
Length: 44.10 m Beam: 8.20 m Depth: 2.80 m
Draft (Loaded): 2.26 m Hopper Opening: 3.20 m Hopper Capacity: 300 m³ / 467tons
Speed (Light): 10 knots Speed (Loaded): 8 knots Generator: 2 x 45 KVA
Propulsion: 360° rudder propeller Type: Schottle 300 Main Engine: Caterpillar 3412 650BHP
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