Corporated-class sullage barge

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Corporated-class of sullage barges are series of seven yardcrafts being built by M/s Corporated Shipyard Private Limited, Kolkata for the Indian navy.[1]

Description[edit]

The barges have a designed capacity to carry 300 tonnes of oil in 6 equal size tanks.[1] Their steel cutting was started on 21 October 2009 and keel laying of 4 Barges was done on 30 October 2009. They have been certified and classed by Indian Register of shipping.[2] The barges will be in service of the Western Naval Command's bases at Karwar and Mumbai. As of December 2012, construction of 4 barges have been completed. The SB-II barge however met an accident with Pamban railway bridge on 13 January 2013 while being delivered to the navy's Western Command.

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Corporated class sullage barge
SB-II Barge Accident

Ships in the class[edit]

IRS no. Barge name Build date
37974 SB-I 18 July 2011
37194 SB-V 2 March 2011
39697 SB- VII 11 August 2012
41377 SB-II 18 December 2012

Specification[edit]

  • Gross weight: 220 tonnes[2]
  • Net weight:66 tonnes
  • Dead weight:302.8 tonnes
  • Displacement:468 tonnes
  • Light weight:165 tonnes
  • Overall length: 31.5 meters
  • LBP: 29.9 meters
  • Brdth: 7.9 meters
  • Draught (max): 2.75 meters
  • Depth Mld: 3.6 meters

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