Dredge | Frederick Paup
Manson Construction’s 419’-10” x 81’ Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge
Scheduled to begin service in the spring of 2023, the FREDERICK PAUP will be the largest US-flagged, self-propelled hopper dredge delivered in American shipbuilding history. The FREDERICK PAUP boasts a hopper capacity of over 15,000 cubic yards, surpassing her predecessors by volume, the ELLIS ISLAND and GLENN EDWARDS. The vessel is currently under construction at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownville, Texas and will receive ABS ✠A1, ✠AMS, and ACCU class notations as well as SOLAS certification once completed. The FREDERICK PAUP will be propelled by (3) stern Z-drive units and has (2) bow thrusters forward.
For more information see the following articles:
- “Design Overview of Manson Construction’s Latest TSHD” (see original press release, or view on pages 6-9 of World Dredging Volume 53 (Spring 2021)
- “Building a New Kind of Hopper Dredge” by Tim Garwood, Business Focus Magazine Issue No. 83