spud carrier system

Our Spud Carrier system is specially designed for the smaller dredgers with discharge pipe diameters ranging from 250 to 350 mm.
For dredgers with discharge pipe diameter above 400 mm, please contact us for our custom made solutions.
The Spud Carrier system can be fitted on any dredger of every brand. The system is delivered as a dismountable pontoon with all necessary features ready for connection to the dredger.

The Spud Carrier reduces the number of spud changes, resulting in an average production increase of about 20%.
•Cost efective solution to increase production of your dredger
•Short delivery time
•Containerized and transportable by road
•Spare parts available from stock
•Compatible with any brand dredger like Damen, IHC, ect.

The Spud Carrier system consists of two pontoons joined together by a frame, which is connected to the aft side of the dredger.
The movable Spud Carrier is fitted in the well of the Spud Carrier system. Moving of the Spud Carrier is done through a chain (or hydraulic cilinders), driven by a hydraulic motor. The Spud Carrier is controlled from the operator cabin of the dredger.The upper part of the spud carrier is fitted with wheels that move across a steel profile which is welded in the Spud Carrier pontoons. The lower part of the Spud Carrier is fitted with slides for easy movement.