Humber Barges Ltd is an innovative company offering an attractive, low-cost, environmentally-friendly alternative to road transport. We will help achieve the UK Government's aim - to transfer 3% of freight from road to water.
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We operate between the Humber
Ports and York, Leeds, Rotherham and Nottingham, operating our own barges and
managing those belonging to other people.
A map of this area is available here. More details can be provided on request.
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We can carry almost any bulk or package cargo which can be carried by road:
Typical destinations include: oil depots, ready-mix concrete plants, power stations, quarries, steel stockholders; indeed anywhere adjacent to the inland waterways of our area where large quantities of material need moving efficiently.
We have two 480 tonne barges:
Nominal Tonnage Capacity: 480 tonnes.
Loaded Draft: 2.5 metres.
Length: 55.4 metres.
Beam: 5.63 metres.
Volumetric Capacity (under hatches): 618cu metres.
Hatch Opening: length 38.4 metres, width 3.65 metres.
Other craft can be sub-contracted as required.
All craft warranted fit for purpose.
For more information on any aspect of Humber Barges please contact us on:
Christine Oatway, Managing
0757 2847006 (24 hrs)
Humber Barges Ltd:
95 Denby Dale Road, Wakefield, WF2 8DJ
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The Canal & River Trust
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