Category Archives: Other kinds of vessels

Cristóbal Colón

DSC_3827 DSC_40041Hopper dredger Cristóbal Colón is leaving Cuxhaven on February 3rd, 2010.
This dredger is at this moment the world’s biggest hopper dredger. Therefore it needs two tugs for departure. On the picture tug boat Bremerhaven is towed to its aft.
Built: 2009 | IMO No.: 9429572 | Gross tonnage: 59,466 | Flag: Luxemburg | Hopper capacity: 46,000 m³

Poseidon

Poseidon04Research vessel Poseidon is moored at Kreishafen Rendsburg on October 20th, 2009.
Built: 1976 | IMO No.: 7427518 | Gross tonnage: 1,105 | Flag: Germany | Main investigation area: oceanographic and geological research in the Atlantic ocean and its marginal seas