Gantry cranes for Hopper dredgers

Gantry cranes has designed more than 30 gantry cranes for hopper dredgers. These gantries are installed on deck and are used to deploy the dredgers’ suction tube to the seabed. Draghead, intermediate, pump and trunnion gantries were part of our scopes as well as the hoist wire rope routing and heave/swell compensatory. gantries

Where is gantry crane on the hopper dredger used for?

The removal of debris and sediments from the sea, harbor and ocean bottom is called dredging. It is a routine necessity in waterways because sedimentation—the natural process of sand & silt washing downstream—gradually fills the waterways.


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As an independent partner, we advise about, design and construct everything from concept study to project completed. Our in-house developed design software calculates everything concerning mobile cranes and bespoke heavy equipment, while our people offer the expertise and skills that secure your success.


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Our 40 years of experience provides the basis of a successful start of your project: right from the FEED phase. Preparation is vital. Therefore our concept studies, method statements and mission equipment offer you all the support you need.


Consultancy / Design & Construction

Our aim is to optimize your project team’s results. With our exclusive knowledge of lifting and transportation we eliminate and manage risks. This is how we reach our collective goal: Zero Accidents, Zero Incidents.



We have built up a great deal of experience with the design of (mobile) cranes and bespoke heavy equipment such as piling machines and excavators. Our customer base includes the most prominent producers of cranes and heavy machinery worldwide.

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