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TrashCat™ Model #MS8-1500A


The TrashCat MS8-1500A is a highly transportable, easily deployed trash skimming vessel capable of meeting today’s environmental cleanup requirements.

The TrashCat MS8-1500A provides self propulsion via its 99 HP (74 kv) industrial diesel engine which also powers its trash collecting ability.  The unit’s storage capacity is rated at 1500 lbs. (680 kg) and features self unloading capability.

For a portable effective means of trash skimming, look no further than Liquid Waste Technology / United Marine International’s MS8-1500A.

Contact your local Mud Cat representative for more information on this effective, portable, trash skimming technology.


Shipping Dimensions: Length 32 ft 10 in (10 m)
Width 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
Height 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)
Weight 10,000 lbs (4,536 kg)
Operating Dimensions: Length 32 ft 10 in (10 m)
Width 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
Height 8 ft 8 in (2.64 m)
Hull Dimensions: Length 21 ft 4 in (6.53 m)
Width 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m)
Height 2 ft 6 in (.82 m)
Compartments 4 Watertight
Draft Empty 16 in (.41 m)
Draft Loaded 20 in (.51 m)
Engine: Industrial Diesel 99 HP (73.8 kW) @ 2400 rpm, Radiator Cooled
Fuel Usage: 5.93 gallons (22.45 liters) per hour @ 2400 rpm
Fuel Capacity: 30 gallons (114 liters)
Pick-Up Capacity: Width 8 ft 6 in (2.59 m) maximum
Depth 1 ft 6 in (.46 m) maximum
Storage Capacity: Weight 1,500 lbs (680 kg)
Volume 120 ft3 (3.4 m3)
Propulsion: Type 2 Hydraulically Driven, Independently Bi-Directional and Variable Speed Propellers
Deployment Stern Mounted and Power Tilt
Travel Speed Up to 5 Knots based on conditions
Hydraulic System: Pumps Two Hydrostatic Pumps and One Variable Piston Pump
Reservoir 70 Gallons (265 Liters) at full mark
Controls Electro-Proportional Directional Control Valves with Manual Override Levers
Filtration 10-Micron  Return Filters, 10-Micron Valve Pilot Filter  for Main Circuit
10-Micron Charge Filters for Propulsion Circuit
Electrical System: Voltage 12VDC
Options: Air Conditioner/Heater
Search Light
Anti-Foul Paint Below  Water Line (Seawater Only)
VHF Radio
Skimmer Wash Down Pump (Freshwater Only)
Hydraulic Power Take-Off


Specifications Subject To Change Without Notice.