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Folio #: BP223
Location: Black Sea


Build Date:
1981, Italy / refurbished 2023
RINA -100 -A-1.1 - Special Navigation; Barge - Bulk
LOA (m):
Beam (m):
Draft (m):
Depth (m):
DWT (t):
45t @ max 30m outreach
Deck Load (t/m2):
Bulkheads (long/transverse):

Additional Information

DSB can offer for sale or charter this transhipment crane barge. Please contact us for further information including availability and sales price.

‘Romano P.’ – Trans Shipment Barge

Built: 1981, Italy
Class: RINA – next SS: 06/2028 (class certificate issued 25.09.2023)
LOA/LPP: 104/101m, Beam: 20m, Depth: 9.6m
Max draft: 8m
DWT: 11,045 mts
Deck load: 12 t/m2

‘Romano’ P is a non self-propelled maritime barge built in Trieste in 1981, which was transformed into a transshipment barge with the installation of a Sobemai electro-hydraulic balance crane and a conveyor belt system in 2007. In 2022 the vessel and the crane were comprehensively refurbished by Cartubi Shipyard in Trieste.

The barge has a cargo storage capacity of 8,960m3/9,400mt in two cargo holds as well as a hold for the storage of equipment.

The Sobemai balanced crane, has a lifting capacity of 45 Tons at an outreach of 30 m and is equipped with 45m3 and 12m3 grabs manufactured by J&B in the Netherlands. The crane’s three 250KW electric motors are powered by three generators – a Cummins generator with a capacity of 880 KW and two Perkins generators with capacities of 833KW each.

Cargo Hold Nr. 1, Nr. 2A (for equipment), Nr. 3: 4,240, 2,279, 4,722 m3
Tank Top Strength: 12mt/m2
Liquid caps: BW: 3,621m3; FW: 139m3; GO: 400m3

The unit is unique in its kind and well suited for various types of operations:-

– ship-to-ship operations
– ship-to-shore/shore-to-ship operation
– temporary storage of cargo.

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