Bristol Harbor Designs 35,000 BBL Barge

Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Photo courtesy Bristol Harbor Group

Statia Victory, a 35,000 BBL, 290-ft Double Hull Tank Barge designed by Bristol Harbor Group, Inc. (BHGI) has recently been completed and delivered by Orange Shipbuilding Co., Inc. (OSB) in Orange, Texas, a division of Conrad Industries, Inc. The barge, OSB hull #403, is similar to several previous BHGI designs and a close sister vessel to OSB hull numbers 395, 396, 397, and 400. The Statia Victory incorporates numerous modifications to piping systems, deck layout, mooring and fendering arrangements to suit owner-specific needs for bunkering and lightering processes.

The barge is classed ABS Maltese Cross A1 Oil Tank Barge, VEC, unmanned ocean service. She is equipped with separate cargo pumps and piping to provide for carriage of diesel oil up to approximately 40% of her total cargo capacity. She is outfitted to include on-deck carriage of lubricating oil in bulk, including transfer pump capabilities. The barge is also equipped with closed gauging and a high level/overfill alarm system and is outfitted with a closed vapor collection system for connection to a shore-side facility for processing of cargo vapors during transfer operations.

(www.bristolharborgroup.com)

Maritime Reporter July 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Barges

Port Metro Vancouver Approves $15m Coal Transfer Project

Port Metro Vancouver, Canada's largest port, said on Thursday it has approved a new facility to transfer coal from trains onto barges at Fraser Surrey Docks, a

LNG America Selects Topside Designer for LNG Bunker Barge

LNG America has selected Taylor-Wharton to commence the front-end engineering and design work for the cryogenic topside of the company’s 3,000 cubic meter Gemini

Xervo and SH Group Expanding in Norway

The possible introduction of the NORSOK R-002 standards means there’s a big job to be done upgrading the lifeboats and rescue boats onboard the rigs already operating in the Norwegian sector.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2279 sec (4 req/sec)