Unique Heavy Lift Hoverbarge Product

Thursday, November 11, 2010
Photo courtesy VT Halter Marine

Hovertrans Solutions Pte. Ltd. (Hovertrans Solutions) is a designer and manufacturer of hoverbarges for heavy lift in difficult terrain in the global oil and gas, and specialist transportation industries.

The amphibious hoverbarge is capable of carrying thousands of tonnes in payload over swamps / wetlands, tundra, ice and shallow water. A significant advantage of the hoverbarge is that it only exerts 1psi ground pressure whilst on hover, thus minimizing any environmental footprint.

Hovertrans Solutions will be exhibiting on the VT Halter Marine stand at the International WorkBoat Show 2010, New Orleans from the 1-3 December, booth 735.  Hovertrans Solutions and VT Halter Marine are both companies of ST Marine.

Hovertrans Solutions has developed a new modular range of hoverbarges ranging from 50 tons to 400 tons. The modular hoverbarge is constructed from specially designed pontoons with a modular skirt and lift fan system. The modularity means that the hoverbarge can now operate inside previously difficult to access areas. The hoverbarge can be trucked to the location and assembled on-site, enabling access to inland areas such as lakes, rivers and wetlands. Another significant advantage is that mobilization and de-mobilization costs are significantly reduced thus making it more cost effective to own and operate hoverbarges for charter companies.

www.hovertranssolutions.com

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

Workboats

Van Oord Dredger Returns to Gibdock

Part of the Van Oord fleet, the 137-meter-long trailing suction hopper dredger, Lelystad, has been through an extensive program of works at Gibdock in Gibraltar.

MN 100: Crowley

9487 Regency Square Boulevard Jacksonville, FL 32225 Tel: (800) 276-9539 Email: corpcomm@crowley.com  Website: www.crowley.com Chairman & CEO: Thomas B.

CAG Finance New SF Bay Tugboat

Capital Access Group (CAG) says that its $10.4 Million 504 Loan has enabled the acquisition of  a powerful, 85-ton tractor tugboat for San Francisco Bay – Baydelta Maritime's 'Delta Audrey'.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Navigation Pipelines Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators 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: 0.2132 sec (5 req/sec)