December 17, 2015
Today the Skylift 1 of Ravestein has loaded the new excavator for backhoe dredger "Magnor" of the owner Boskalis. The excavator has been assembled and modified during the past 7 months at the yard of TV Dredging bv (TVD) in Sliedrecht-Holland.
The weight of this piece was 217 tons and 90 tons of ballast were allready dismounted. The excavator will be placed at his hull in Deest and will be ready in spring 2016.
For the time being it will be the largest backhoe dredger of the world, with a capacity of a 40m³ bucket at 22m.