tank barge

tank barge

[′taŋk ‚bärj]
(naval architecture)
A barge equipped with tanks that may carry any one of a great variety of liquid commodities, such as petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, and fertilizers.
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Estimates using aggregated EIA data offer an approximation of inland tank barge trends, but don't necessarily reflect actual demand, for two reasons.
Based in Houston, Kirby operates the largest inland and offshore tank barge fleet in the CEO David Grzebinski stressed the age of Cenac's fleet, noting the acquisition reduces his fleet's average age, allowing Kirby to avoid future capital expenditures for new vessels.
International Resource News-November 13, 2018--Kirby Corporation to acquire all of CGBM 100's inland marine tank barge fleet
Global Banking News-November 13, 2018-Kirby signs acquisition agreement for CGBM's inland marine tank barge fleet for undisclosed amount
In inland marine transportation, increasing volumes from petrochemical and black oil customers, lock closures, and refinery turnarounds all contributed to increased utilization for our tank barge fleet during the quarter.
Among those tools are aircraft owned by Resolve Marine, a heavy lift crane barge, and a large tank barge, as well as a multitude of pumps for pumping liquids of different viscosity.
Kirby's credit profile benefits from considerable market share in the inland tank barge market, as the company operates approximately 23% of the industry's current capacity.
The long-reach excavators will be able to collect solid debris, saturated with oil, while the skimming system will collect oil and then transfer it to a tank barge working alongside the ship.
In 1969, for instance, the tank barge Florida spilled about 175,000 gallons of oil into the Bay.
By Royal appointment: Unilever's tank barge, Helpful Hand, dressed overall, leaves Bromborough Dock on June 21, 1977, to join a Mersey fleet review marking the Queen's Silver Jubilee.
to build an ocean-class, double-hull, hot oil tank barge. The 80,000-barrel capacity barge, which is scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2006, will measure 369 feet in length, 78 feet in width, and 33 feet in molded depth.
We investigate determinants of the oil cargo (crude oil and refined products) spill size of tanker and tank barge accidents.