CSD 500


The Cutter Suction Dredger CSD500 is one of the standard dredgers within the range of well-proven high quality cutter suction dredgers. It has been designed for a max dredging depth of 15 m and has a max mixture capacity of 760 ltr/min. The fully dismountable dredger has a total installed power of 1.299 kW to ensure that all functions can be operated simultaneously. The winches, spuds and cutter are hydraulically driven.

The Cutter Suction Dredger CSD500 is of a heavy-duty design and only high quality equipment is used. The standard design can be enhanced by a large number of options.

Vessel Information

Ship Builder : APT Global Marine Services LLC

Length Overall : 38 meters

Breadth over pontoon : 2.75 meters

Dredging Depth : min. 2- / max. 15 meters

Discharge Diameter : 500 mm

Total Installed Power : 1270 Kilowatt

Cutter Power : 175 Kilowatt

Pump Power : 950 Kilowatt

Class : Bureau Veritas

New building

CSD 500

Parts & components

Main spud carrier - CSD-900

Auxillary spud carrier - CSD 900

Cutter ladder front part

Spud carrier tilting frame – CSD 900

Spud and spud housing

Side wire sheave block and guide sheave unit


Upper hoisting sheave block and lower pivot point


Safety valve

Anchor boom

Bottom door

Hauling mast


Sinker pipeline installation


Booster station


Construction of gravity anchors

Bow coupling

Jet pipe

Suction tube

Reclamation gate valve

Spud for backhoe

Arm piece

Turning gland


UCW- Ladder Cutter Wheel Assembly

Spring Box-Water injection

Side Wire Sheave Block

Sheave Block Assembly

Repair/ Refurbishment/ Conversion

Dry docking repairs HAM 218

Dry docking repairs AL HAMRA

Dry docking repairs IGUAZU