MTCC Introduces State-of-the-Art Versatile Dredging Vessel “Mahaa Jarraafu”

PUBLISHED September 26, 2020 | updated September 26, 2020 04:27

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has revealed its Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu”, which is a state-of-the-art versatile dredging vessel. 

With a length overall of 92.95 meters, the dredger has a hopper capacity of 3700 m³ and a max dredging depth of 50m. Mahaa Jarraafu is among the largest vessels in IHC’s Easydredge series. The specially designed dredging equipment focuses on energy efficiency to reduce carbon footprint. 

The Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger “Mahaa Jarraafu” was officially handed over to MTCC in October 2017. “Mahaa Jarraafu” was built in Nantong Rainbow shipyard, China by IHC Holland. 

The vessel is expected to help further improve and expand the business horizons of MTCC in the dredging area. 

As dredging and reclamation is one of the core activities of MTCC since its inception, today the company owns the largest dredging fleet in the country and offers its customers cutting-edge dredging solutions. 

With the largest fleet of equipment in the country, MTCC has the capacity to execute several projects simultaneously in multiple locations across the country. They have successfully delivered various nationwide infrastructure development and construction projects of varying nature including harbor development, dredging and reclamation, sheet piling, sewerage works, building construction and airports and road development projects. 


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