WD 8000

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Principal Particulars

Length overall- 10.0 m
Length on pontoon- 6.9 m
Breadth of pontoon- 2.5 m
Depth moulded- 0.75 m
Draft loaded- 0.50 m

Draft light- 0.30 m

Discharge height- 1.5 m from WL

Hold capacity- 8000 l
Swivel angle- 180 deg
Speed of vessel- 4 knots
Engine- HINO Diesel
50 HP @ 2200 RPM
Fuel- HSD
Hydraulics- Yuken


The Weed Harvester is designed to operate in inland waters. All the controls are centrally located for ease of use. The entire system is run on a centrally located hydraulic system with a pump driven by the engine.
The vessel is designed as per the requirements of IRS Classification Society.

Weigh of vessel – About 3.6 Tonnes

Unique Features

  • Self-propulsion by paddle wheels
  • Reciprocating 3 inch stroke knives on either side
  • Hooks provided for launching and docking the harvester
  • Use of efficient paddle wheel propulsion considering the area of operation. Propellers in such areas tend to get stuck.
  • Marine grade steel, surface preparation, coating and equipments are used for longer life under the harsh operating conditions
  • Can be controlled by a single operator
  • Centralized instrumentation for ease of use

Optional Items

  • Can be constructed under a Classification Society requirements like IRS
  • Engine of choice can be used as per local conditions
  • Dimensions and features can be customized

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One in operation

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