Bollinger Delivers 1,734-ft. Worth Of Barge

Thursday, September 07, 2000
Bollinger Marine Fabricators earned a place in the record books in June with the delivery of seven barges totaling 1,734 ft. (528.5 m). The yard's workscope includes four double hull barges delivered to Raleigh, N.C.-based PCS Phosphate; a double skin barge to Harbor Fuel Service in Puerto Rico; and a pair of split hull dumps scows, which went to Donjon Marine of Hillside, N.J.

Each of the four barges built for PCS measure 260 x 14 ft. (79.2 x 4.2 m) with a 52-ft. (15.8 m) beam. The covered bulk hopper barges are equipped to carry 3,000 metric tons each of phosphate rock. The Harbor Fuel Services double tank barge, named Millennium is 214 x 12 ft. (65.2 x 3.6 m) with a 54-ft. (16.9 m) beam. It provides fuel to vessels in port from its ten cargo tanks, which can hold 810,000 gallons of fuel.

The dump scows, which were built for Donjon Marine, each measure 240 x 54 x 22 ft. (73.1 x 16.4 x 6.7 m) carrying 4,000 cubic yards of refuse.

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