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THE MOST VERSATILE METHOD OF MOVING HEAVY LOADS BETWEEN LAND AND SEA
This remarkable Hover Barge is for sale or possible Long Term Charter.
She is 45m x 25m built from EH36 steel.
Powered by 4 x CAT3412 Diesel Generators.
These power the Lift Fans, Can also be used for Sire Electricity.
Lifting Payload minimum 200 tons.. 10 tons per Squ. Mtr.
Loads lifted to 6’
ON sea pull by Tug or on Land by Tractor or similar.
There are drive on Ramps
Sleeps 10 in 5 Comfortable Bunkrooms with Galley and Mess. Well Insulated for Cold weather.
Can be used to carry heavy loads to and from Ship to shore. Can take Machinery to Oil Rigs, Wind Farms, or on to marsh lands, Tundra or desert.
For quick information tel Sole Brokers John at Euro Shipbrokers – 00 44 (0) 7932 616 950
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The Hoverbarge has been designed for simple operation. You do not need a hovercraft pilot to operate the Hoverbarge. The crew required to operate the Hoverbarge is as follows:
1 x Barge Master
1 x Assistant Barge Master
1 x Engineer (Diesel Engines)
1 x Electrician
1 x Cook
3 x Deck hands
The Hoverbarge can be towed by tug or tractors. During tests, the force required to tow the Hoverbarge without a payload was:
2.1 tonnes in water
1 tonne on mud
Free Deck Area: 36m x 16m
Payload: 200 tonnes
Hover Height: 1.8m
on Hover: 1 psi
temperature: -40degrees C
The wheel house is fully insulated with a lobby and meeting table for comfort. The windows are heated along with heated wipers to allow good visibility in the extreme cold. The control panel allows precision adjustment of the fan to adjust the hover height, along with GPS, electronic compass, electronic charts, wind speed, VHF radio and PA system.
The galley provides all the amenities required for 10 people including a dishwasher, cooker, microwave, toaster, fryer, coffee machine and fridge. There is a separate hand wash basin from the main sink. The store room next door contains a further fridge and two chest freezers.
The Mess Room
The mess room is situated net to the galley, with a dining table, benches and a sofa area.
Power 4 x CAT 3412 Diesel Generators
Lift 4 x Hovertrans Centrifugal fans
Materials Manufactured from EH36 steel
Possible Uses of the Hover Barge
1. Ferrying in shallow rivers that for one reason or another can't be dredged.
2. On stretches of river or waterways that freeze (Regions in Canada for example)
3. Artic evacuation or rescue craft
4. Drilling in shallow waters or wetlands
5. Transportation of heavy equipment to remote locations e.g. oil wells/petro-chemical processing plants
6. Mopping up oil spills
7. Ship to shore use
8. Access to off-shore wind farms
9. Fitted with Generators to supply Electricity to remote Work Townships
10 Cabin and work areas Insulated against extreme Cold.
Whilst every care has been taken in there preparation, the correctness of these particulars is not guaranteed.
The particulars are intended only as a guide and they do not constitute a term of any contract.
A perspective buyer is strongly advised to check the particulars and where appropriate to have the vessel fully surveyed and inspected, sea trialled and opened up
Note: Indicated location is approximate general area only.