Fincantieri Bay Shipbuilding has delivered a new self-unloading barge to Michigan-based VanEnkevort Tug and Barge for operation on the Great Lakes.
The new barge, named Michigan Trader, measures 225.55 metres in length, 23.77 metres in beam, and 13.71 metres in depth. The barge also has an 80-metre unloading boom and capacity for up to 37,500 tonnes of cargo.
Michigan Trader will join as the tenth overall barge and the fourth self-unloading barge in the VanEnkevort fleet operating on the Great Lakes, the Mississippi River, and the Gulf of Mexico.
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