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    Fourth edition of Dredgers of the World published

    Publications // November 21, 2003
    The new fourth (4th) edition of Dredgers of the World has been published by OPL (Oilfield Publications Limited). The new edition, which extends to 700 pages includes fully illustrated technical and performance information on some 750 dredgers, is pricedat 155 (233, $264).

    Dredgers of the World, first published in 1993 has grown over the years to become the industry's standard register and a vital source of reference for anyone involved or interested in dredging worldwide. This new edition, according to OPL, is the best yet incorporating more information on more dredging vessels than ever before.

    All dredger types are covered in the new book including backhoe, dipper grab and clamshell units (191), barge inloaders (20), bucket ladder units (64), cutter suction including bucket wheel units (307), special equipment agitation, water injection and wormwheel units (26) suction dredgers (22) and trailing suction hopper units (323).

    Data content for each dredging unit includes data on ownership, dimensions, machinery and power, dredging and discharge performance and mooring systems entry supported by illustrations and general arrangement drawings.

    For further information contact OPL at 15 The Homend, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1BN. Tel + 44 (0) 1531 634563, Fax + 44 (0) 1531 634239, email or visit the OPL website at, or Oilfield Publications Inc, 888 W Sam HoustonParkway S, Suite 280, Houston, Texas 77042, USA. Tel + 1 (713) 334 8970, Fax + 1 (713) 334 8968

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