FOTB Spencer Gulf

Australia and Asia

Spencer Gulf is a floating offshore transfer barge (FOTB) designed for transhipping iron ore into vessels up to cape size. The FOTB receives cargo from two self-unloading transhipment barges: Middleback and Barngarla.

Spencer Gulf is fitted with a receiving hopper, incline conveyors and a telescopic ship loader. This vessel currently operates on the Australian Coast.

Spencer Gulf is wholly owned and operated by CSL.

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Technical specifications
Classification Lloyds Register 100 A1 Pontoon
Year Built 2006
Deadweight 4,766 tonnes
Gross tonnage 5,349 tonnes
Net tonnage 1,604 tonnes
Length Overall 96.00 m
Breadth moulded 27.60 m
Depth (MLD) 6.00 m
Draft 3.20 m
Length of Boom 39.00 m
Total Hold Capacity (including hatches) 57,208.40 cubic metres
Discharge Rate 5,000 mt/hr (maximum)