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High ambient temperatures, operation in low water and heavy users require high step loads and reliability in the specific world of dredging. DBR Dredging Generator sets, Pump sets and spare parts in the Dredging Industry are core businesses of DBR BV. Since 1965 DBR has a reputation as reliable partner in producing custom made, brand independent Generator sets up to 4000kVA and Pump sets. DBR produces for worldwide Dredging applications and is a preferred supplier for  Dredging pumps with a capacity up to 1500m3/hr. Other ratings on request.

Often used brands for dredging Industry are the engine brands Volvo, MAN, Cummins, Mitsubishi, Caterpillar with Stamford or Leroy Somer Generators. For pumps reliable brands like Johnson and Varisco pumps are mostly used.

Type of Vessels

Custom made generator sets and pumps for:

  • backhoe dredgers
  • hopper dredgers
  • cutters
  • backacters
  • crane vessels
  • barges


DBR is specialised in Generator sets for:

  • auxiliary use
  • emergency use
  • harbour use (or combined with emergency use)
  • dynamic positioning (DP) system
  • diesel-electrical propulsion

DBR supplies

  • generator sets
  • pump sets
  • pumps
  • pressure set installations
  • parts


How DBR assures the reliability of the generator sets, pumps and other marine equipment use on seagoing vessels?


 During the project DBR supports you in:

  • electrical and mechanical engineering
  • drawings and diagrams
  • installation and instructions
  • classification
  • documentation

Testing and certification

DBR packages the generator sets according to the specific quality and safety regulations for Dredging Industry like BV, LRS, DNV or GL and latest valid emission regulation (EIAPP). The DBR Dredging Generator sets are tested before installation according to these classification rules.


Testing on board by DBR Commissioning Engineers provides reliability and sustainability on board of your vessel or barge


DBR can support you in the operation of Generator sets and Pumps sets by training programs. Training of service employees takes place in-house, on board or at manufacturer.

Global Service

DBR works with qualified global partners to guarantee customers worldwide service and maintenance. DBR has its own maintenance and 24/7 service.


In many cases regular maintenance prevents failures in installations. DBR can perform maintenance work in its own facilities and on board.


  • insurance parts
  • maintenance parts
  • 2-year s spare parts

You can also download our Dredging brochure

Please check our recent Dredging references