Italdraghe SpA has successfully completed the delivery of the first  SGT 400 Cutter Suction Dredger to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources.

The Cutter Suction Dredger comes as the first in a series of three dredgers that Italdraghe will supply to this client.

The dredger that is fully operational now in Iraq has a working depth of 10m with a suction diameter of 450 mm and a discharge diameter of 400 mm.

The main dredging pump engine is an Isotta Fraschini type with 1000 hp at 1800 rpm.

The auxiliary engine is a FTP Iveco Motors type C90 with 350 hp at 2000 rpm.

The dredger, fitted with anchor booms and spud carriage, has a crown type cutter with 150 hp and the swing winches have a 6 ton pull.


  • Arbour gen-set with 30 kW;
  • DGPS positioning system with an integrated project monitoring program;
  • Production measuring system.