Canal Naval Constructions Co (CNC) of Port Fouad, Egypt built a CSD500 using Damen drawings and a prefabricated shipbuilding kit containing all vital components such as the dredge pump, the control cabin etc. The CSD500 has been customized with a large number of optionals, such as a jib crane, navigation lights, a communication package, air conditioning, a bilge pump, heavier fenders, a fire fighting installation and a 500 L fresh water tank with tap and sink. The dredger received Bureau Veritas class approval.
For the owner, General Authority for Fish Resources Development, the “25 January” is its second Damen dredger which both will operate in the Northern Egyptian lakes “Manzala”, Burullus” and “Bardawil”.
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