Name: Ellis Island
IMO number: Type: Trailing suction hopper dredger
Owner: Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD)
Built by: Eastern Shipbuilding, Panama City
Total installed power: 8.426 kW
Hopper capacity: 11.468 m3
Length o.a.: 132,0 m
Length with pusher tug: 180,1 m
Breadth: 28,0 m
Suction pipes: 2 x 914 mm
Dredging depth: m
- The Ellis Island is of the Articulated Tug Barge (ATB) type.
This means it doesn't have any means of propulsion of itself, it needs a pusher tug for its propulsion.
The pusher tug D.B. Mackie (also built 2017) is used for that.