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Westport Harbour owns and operates a trailing suction hopper dredger named the Kawatiri.
The 55m twin-screw 915 gross tonne Kawatiri has a loaded draft of 4.1m and is capable of trailing suction dredging to a depth of 10.5m, with grab dredging to 15m.
The ship has a 200 BHP bow thruster and a hopper capacity of 635m3.
The Kawatiri dredges the Westport Harbour and is also available for outport dredging.
- Trailing Suction + Grab
- Twin Screw
- Length 55m
- 915 Gross Tons
- Bow Thruster 200 BHP
- Hopper Capacity 635m3
- Dredging Depth 10.5m CD, Grab Depth 15m CD
- Loaded Draft 4.1m