Exclusively listed with Australian Workboat Brokers (AWBB), Ironclad was newly delivered in
2015 as a Self-Propelled Transfer Barge. *click image below to view gallery*
Originally designed for coastal trading of Iron Ore filled containers, and manufactured with a
high deck load rating, she has the ability to take a payload over 1500T and a vehicle wheel load
of 23.8 tonnes.
The Vessel’s purpose has been further specialized, from general cargo to dry bulk
transhipment, with the addition of a high-spec, customized, conveyor discharge system,
comprising of a custom-built hopper feeder and a Telestack 424 conveyor.
Available as an optional extra with the sale is a Caterpillar 328DLCR excavator, which is
capable of discharging bulk commodities in excess of 800 tonnes per hour.
Ironclad is powered by twin 650HP Yanmar Diesels, and a bow thruster for manoeuvrability.
She presents in good order, is in current ABS Class and AMSA 2C/2E Survey, and is ready
to be put to work.
A reluctant sale, Ironclad has only been made available following a change in the current
owner’s operational requirements. This class of vessel is receiving high levels of interest
and will not be on the market long.