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The U.K.’s Marine Group Dredging Department Adds Third Dredger

Posted on August 3, 2022

With a busy year under their belt during 2021,The Marine Group’s Harbour Management department are continuing to expand their dredging fleet with a third vessel.

The latest addition,‘Doonhamer’, is the largest in their fleet and can operate as either a water injection dredger or aplough dredger. At 48’ (14.6 m) in length and weighing 55tons, she is mobilised by water and boasts full crew accommodation on board.

Rob Freemantle, Operations Director, says “We are delighted to be able to increase our dredging capacity even further with the addition of Doonhamer to the fleet. Adding plough dredging to our capabilities broadens the type of work we are able to carry outas well as the additional benefits from having a larger vessel in operation.”

The company has also welcomed Rob Humphris to the team as Contracts Manager. Rob has a wealth of dredging experience and is an experienced hydrographicsurveyor. Rob’s skillset further increases the company’s offering and in-house expertise.

The Marine Group is the brand name for The Marine & Property Group Ltd and is a leading marine business in the UK. It owns and operates five coastal marinas, a commercial property portfolio and provides drystack facilities, boatyard services, harbour management consultancy and water injection dredging to both marine leisure and commercial customers. The company is proudly headquartered in Cardiff. More information can be found at

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