Bristol Harbor Reveals Double-Hull Barge Design

16 September 2009 (Last Updated September 16th, 2009 18:30)

US shipbuilding group Bristol Harbor has designed a 35,000bbl, 290ft double-hull tank barge. The barge, Statia Victory, with hull number 403, is similar to the company's previous designs. The vessel is equipped with separate cargo pumps and piping to carry diesel up to 40% of

US shipbuilding group Bristol Harbor has designed a 35,000bbl, 290ft double-hull tank barge.

The barge, Statia Victory, with hull number 403, is similar to the company's previous designs.

The vessel is equipped with separate cargo pumps and piping to carry diesel up to 40% of her total cargo capacity.

The Statia Victory incorporates modifications to piping systems, deck layout, mooring and fendering arrangements and is equipped with closed gauging and a high level / overfill alarm system.