CMF Operates New Barge in Gibraltar Strait

Monday, January 11, 2010
Photo courtesy Cepsa Marine Fuels, S.A.

With the aim of giving a better service to its customers, CEPSA Marine Fuels, S.A. has put into place a new barge in Algeciras Bay, providing service for the ports of Algeciras and Gibraltar.

The double hull barge is the Spabunker Cuarenta, which is new built and holds the most advanced technology. It has been specially designed to supply bunkers in terms of manoeuvres, pumping rates, automatic blenders, radar soundings and meters.

It segregates up to five different products, three for fuel, one for MGO and one for MDO, providing a great versatility in everyday operations.

The Spabunker Cuarenta is 4.200 MT DWT with a pumping rate of 3x600 m3/h for FO and 2x200 for MGO and MDO with capacity of 3.600 MT of FO and 500 MT of MGO/MDO.

This ship can develop a speed of 12 knots complying with all the international regulations required in terms of safety and environmental contamination.

(www.cepsamarinefuels.com)

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