International Dredging Review

International Dredging Review

Mudcat MC-275D_FOR

The Mud Cat MC-275D auger dredge has been added to the Mud Cat product line by Ellicott Dredge Technologies.

The dredge is designed to work in hard and soft materials at up to a 25-foot depth us­ing a cutterhead with an adjustable angle and a 30500 in-lbs torque. The unit comes with a 3000 gpm pump with 4-inch or optional 8-inch solids clearance. The 1000 lb prop drive system provides easy maneuverability and cable free dredging in soft materials.

The cab is equipped with dual joystick con­trols folding jump seat refrigerator CANbus system and rear backup camera with color monitors climate control and stereo system. It also has port and starboard entry points high visibility paint and clean deck equipment layout for crew safety.

The MC-275D is 46 feet in length with a 30-inch draft and an operating depth of 25 feet. It runs on a 275 HP diesel engine fueled from a 250-gallon tank. Overall weight of the vessel is 31500 lbs. The dredge can be easily disassembled for placement in ocean contain­ers for shipping.