Island Trader

The Island Trader is a double hulled, IMO compliant, Class A OPA 90 oil tank barge having an aggregate capacity of 65,000 barrels at 90% carried in twelve separate cargo tanks.

Designed as a dedicated Articulated Tug Barge Unit, the barge achieves speeds of 11 knots full loaded and is capable of pushing in sea condi- tions up to 12 metres.


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Built: 2003
Builder: Jinling Shipyard Nanjing China
Hull: Double Hulled
Flag: Canada
Owner: Island Tug and Barge Ltd.
Official Number: 822069
IMO Number: 8645894
Gross Tonnage: 5320 t
Net Registered Tonnage: 2910 t
Dead Weight Tonnage: 9250 t
Port of Registry: Vancouver, BC


Transport Canada Class A Oil Barge, Arctic Class A1
American Bureau of Shipping A1 Oil Tank Barge

Dimensions / Capacities:

Length, overall: 112.4 m / 368.7’
Breadth, moulded: 21 m / 68.9’
Depth, moulded: 9.6 m / 31.5’
Lightship Displacement: 2790.47 t t
Lightship draft: 2.416 m / 7.9’ m
Lightship Air Draft: 19.52 m / 64’
Full Load Displacement: 11825.71 t
Full Load Draft: 6.402 m / 21’
Full Load Air Draft: 15.342 m /50.3’
Oil Tank Capacity: 10,500m3 @ 95%
Cargo Tanks: 12


4 Goulds Centrifugal, 425m3/hr

Main Machinery:

Bow Thruster: Schottel SPJ 132, 700 hp

Special Features:

Double Hulled OPA 90 compliant
Tank Radar remote monitoring and ullaging system connected to central cargo management computer – EMS
Centralized control and monitoring with all barge functions remote operated
Rising Stick fill indicators
Alarmed overfill protection – EMS
Alarmed over-pressure protection – EMS
Closed Loading
Vapour Recovery Vent System
700 hp, 360 degree Bow Thruster
Quality Control Lab
Articulated Pin Style Pushing System by Intercon
Ice Classed and strengthened for use in Arctic Class A1
Lock and canal compliant
Coated cargo tanks for chemical carriage

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