Aggregate Barging Service
Posted February, 2015
Tug and Barge combo were contracted to move 2500 to 3000 tonne of bulk material on a daily basis from CELL 3 to Curtis Island. Tug and barge combo was manned 24 hours 6 days a week where they loaded & unloaded @ night & moved in daylight hours. In total material delivered to site 450,000 tonnes of all sorted materials.
Type of Project
Tugs & Barge Combo delivering Bulk Aggregate from (CELL 3) Fishermans Landing to Curtis Island.
Gladstone, Queensland 4680, Australia
28,438.95 man hours
Main Trades/Skills Used
Tugs used for this project was the primary tug Sledgehammer (20 BP) and assist tug AMS Orion (16 BP), Steel Hauler Barge was a 3000 tonne capacity, all masters were pilot exempted for the Tug and Barge Combination, crew were working on a rotating roster.