Carmet Marine to complete the build of two 48m barges

Carmet Marine will complete the building of two 48m Dumb Barges which at the moment are on site and 60% built. The build will be to the original specification which was designed to accept 26 standard 20ft containers in two tiers stowed athwartships. The barges will be substantially built with a side shell plating thickness of 12.5mm and bottom plate thickness of 15mm.

Two similar barges were built on this site last year and are currently working on the Thames.

Basic Specifications:

LOA: 48.0m
Beam: 8.0m
Lightship Draft: 0.52m
Max Draft: 2.66m
Lightship displacement: 169 tonnes
Loaded displacement: 840 tonnes

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