Here we delve into the significance of hydraulic systems in Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSDs) and highlights their various components, benefits, and maintenance practices. Hydraulic systems are crucial in powering the cutter head and dredge pump, enabling efficient sediment excavation and transport. They also play a key role in stabilizing CSDs through hydraulic spud systems, which enhance positioning and stability during dredging operations. Additionally, hydraulic power packs serve as reliable power sources, while winches facilitate safe and efficient pulling and lifting operations. Regular maintenance of hydraulic systems ensures optimal performance, extending their lifespan and enhancing overall efficiency. By understanding and effectively utilizing hydraulic systems, CSD operators can significantly improve their dredging operations and contribute to the maintenance of waterways and infrastructure.