Sectional Barge

For hire or charter ex Tauranga.

SKU: 340 Category:

Additional information

Dimensions

14.5m x 8.2m x 2.4m (0.8m light ship draft)

Description

Heavily built, versatile floating platform with approx. 100 tonnes deckload capacity, comprising 4x individual sections each of approx. 7.25m x 4.1m x 2.4m & weighing 17 to 19 tonnes each. There are 6 x heavy duty bollards and 4 x roller fairleads. Also fitted with 32 x 8 tonne rated tie down points. Hydraulically operated spud legs x 2 (9m length each). Hydraulics driven by digger. Towing eyes and bollards. New "pin" system fitted for pinning the sections together rather than welding.

Construction

All welded mild steel construction. Access to compartments below the main deck is by way of 4 hatches. Bottom plating constructed in 10mm plate – deck plating estimated at 8mm.

General Comments

This heavily built vessel is transportable and road legal by truck once disassembled. It can therefore be used for contracts on lakes & rivers as well as in the sea. Vessel underwent massive refit in 2006/7.

History

Originally built by Sims Engineering, Dunedin for the Clyde Dam project 1970s… rebuilt by Robert Oldham of Lake Wanaka in the 1980s for Rout Contracting, Queenstown – used as a bridge builder and general work barge Lake Whakatipu – sold through our office (approximately 2005) to the current vendor – has worked on a multitude of jobs on the Coromandel – both salt water and fresh – vessel now on the market following the death of one of the principal partners and a partnership re-arrangement.