KELLER TO SUPPLY DREDGE PUMP GEARBOXES FOR NEW CCCC DREDGE
KELLER dredge pump gearbox.
Chuwa Bussan Co., Ltd., which is part of the China Communication Construction Company (CCCC), signed a contract on July 14 with C. u. W. Keller GmbH & Co. KG (KELLER) from Troisdorf, Germany, to supply all dredge pump gearboxes and a giant gearbox to drive the cutterhead, on a new flagship dredge for CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co. Ltd.
The cutter gearbox will have a cutter power of more than 7,000 kW and a weight of 180,000 kilograms (396,830 lbs.). The 140-meter cutter dredge will be the largest ever built in China.
Keller has supplied similar gearboxes to other mega-class cutterhead dredges in Europe.Edit Module