The Beagle® in short

The Beagle® series combines the performance, ease of operation and reliability of a thoroughbred Royal IHC product with our unique ability to provide support with crew training and a range of services. Therefore, the Beagle® is a perfect combination of performance and assistance.

This product line of standardised TSHDs range in hopper volume from 4,000 to 12,000m³. The vessels are designed for a wide range of dredging activities. They also benefit from the developments applied throughout Royal IHC’s extensive track record in building dredging vessels.

  • short delivery time
  • modular design
  • cost efficient
  • high efficiency and maximum uptime
  • Royal IHC assistance and support services.
Top view of TSHD Beagle®

The modular design of the Beagle®

The modular design allows for the addition of optional packages, which adds a layer of customisation for your specific needs. By adding these options (as a new build or at a later stage) the vessel’s functionality can be further enhanced.

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Hopper capacity (m3) 4,000 6,000 8,000 12,000
Max. draught (m) 6.5 7.3 8.2 9.0
Deadweight (tons) 6,100 9,490 12,250 19,100
Speed (kn) 12.9 13.7 14.0 15.0
Max. dredging depth (m) 25 27.5 27.5 36
Suction tube diameter (mm) 2 x 600 2 x 700 2 x 800 2 x 900

Features and benefits

  • Modern Royal IHC hull design with bulbous bow resulting in a low resistance
  • Compact vessel with high deadweight carrying capacity
  • Royal IHC high-efficiency dredge pump
  • Easy operation with the Intuitive Hopper Control Chair (IHCC)
  • Training included (classroom, simulator and on the job)
  • IHC Planned Maintenance System (IPMS)
  • Spare parts availability

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Beagle® Trailing suction hopper dredger TSHD

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