Barges are used locally for transporting cargoes.
The two main types being propelled barges and non propelled barges.
Specific barges are used for specific jobs…..
Deck barges are used for transporting big items for construction projects…
i.e windmills, boilers, tanks etc
There are also deck barges with wallbins – these are side walls to contain cargo
This type of barge can be used for transporting bulk sand, rocks and the like.
A combi or pusher tug and barge is a dumb barge that gets moved around by a pusher tug.
Jack up barges have long support legs that can be raised or lowered and are maneuvered (self-propelled or by towing) into location.
Split hopper barges have large open holds, used to load and transport dredged materials.
Accommodation barges are used to accommodate personnel on projects in remote areas or where shore accommodation is not available.
We can help you find the right barge for your needs.