In end of Feb. 2021, HANSEL delivered the HS-45DW Cutter Suction Dredger at the Salt Mine in
Qinghai Province, China.

The HS-45DW CSD is special designed dredger suitable for dredging hard soil up to 18MPa. This
dredger is equipped with enlarged hydraulic system to drive the double-wheel type bucket
cutterhead. The cutter head is fitted with chisel teeth, which can cut the hard soil, such as
the salt mine in Qingdao Province. The output capacity of the dredger will be 600~900cbm per
hour solid salt mine material.


The dredger is dismantled in pontoons, and be transported from east of China to west of China
by heavy trucks. Hansel engineers also arrived at the salt mine, assist the owner for assembly
and commissioning of the dredger at site. The commissioning of the dredger was a complete
success at early of this March.