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With the constantly development of Chinese economy, more and more production manufacturer move to the central and western part of China. And in response to the latest One belt and One Road initiative, the great strategic layout of the Yangtze river economic belt, especially for that the highway transportation cannot serve more heavy cargos transportation.

Sohologistics timely adjust corporate strategy ,actively carry out the barging bossiness in the Yangtze river, coastal cities and provides a series of related services for domestic and overseas clients and freight forwarders in order to make sure that all implementation of engineering logistics and project logistics are successful and smooth.

A barge is a shoal-draft flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of bulk goods. It belongs to the branch line of transportation.It can take small batches of dozens of tons of goods from the inland river terminal to the deep-water seaport and benefit for transferring these bulk cargos onto the trunk ships, container ships, bulk carriers and other overseas ships. Barging is also used when ocean vessels are not equipped with heavy duty derrick or when job sites and inaccessible by ocean vessel or road.

Thanks to the popularity of containerization,barges deliver mixed bulk cargos and break cargos, mainly including Self-propelled hatch barges and self-propelled deck barges.

For the Yangtze river branch lines barging business, it make ups the shortages of road transportation for the heavy cargos.

SHL expertise encompasses selecting the right barge sizes, deck strength, appropriate tugging horsepower and pull as well as inspection before usage and deck strength reinforcement if required.

Barge   TypeLength
(M)
Wideth
(M)
Gross Weight
(MT)
Net Weight
(MT)
Depth
(M)
Reference   loading weight
(MT)
Available deck   area
(M)
No-load draft   depth
(M)
Full draft   depth
(M)
Deck barge   SHL001116.0021.602976.001666.006.204632.00102.00*21.602.974.50
Deck barge   SHL00282.0018.002008.001124.004.002887.0063.60*18.002.453.20
Deck barge   SHL00380.5218.001930.001081.005.203156.0066.20*18.001.344.00
Deck barge   SHL00488.0018.001924.001077.004.502580.0078.00*18.001.223.20
Deck barge   SHL00579.5516.801722.00964.004.601530.0063.00*16.801.142.60
Deck barge   SHL00663.4012.50498.00278.003.18664.0059.00*15.502.022.20
Deck barge   SHL00761.9612.40495.00277.003.15668.0054.00*14.801.622.15
Deck barge   SHL00863.4211.20497.00278.002.80475.0055.00*14.201.441.80
Deck barge   SHL00966.8012.00497.00278.002.85659.0059.00*15.501.902.00
Deck barge   SHL01078.4015.851216.00680.003.601700.0067.80*15.801.242.30


Barge TypeLength
(M)
Wideth
(M)
Gross Weight
(MT)
Net Weight
(MT)
Depth
(M)
Reference loading weight
(MT)
Cargo hatch size
(L*W*D)(M)
No-load draft depth
(M)
Full draft depth
(M)
Single hatch   barge SHL00179.9613.202317.001297.006.603828.7053.00*10.20*9.101.254.50
Single hatch   barge SHL00279.6213.202099.001175.006.602618.0053.00*10.20*9.002.404.50
Single hatch   barge SHL00383.5513.402379.001332.005.802961.0056.00*10.40*8.302.784.50
Single hatch   barge SHL00479.8012.201674.00937.006.282720.0043.00*7.80*7.002.945.20
Single hatch   barge SHL00578.5012.001806.001011.006.502650.0043.00*8.50*7.302.755.30
Single hatch   barge SHL00666.1211.051260.00705.006.501700.0051.00*9.25*7.001.263.63
Single hatch   barge SHL00754.4010.00498.00278.006.50950.0034.00*8.00*5.500.682.78
Single hatch   barge SHL00853.809.00499.00279.004.15900.0031.00*6.80*5.500.993.55
Single hatch   barge SHL00953.1510.00499.00279.004.15900.0032.00*8.20*4.901.173.30


Yangtze river line port serviced by Sohologistics

Jiangsu province:Nanjing, Yangzhou , Zhangjiagang, Nantong  Taicang  Changzhou , Changshu, Jiangyin  Zhenjiang  Taizhou

Anhui province: Tongling , Anqing, Ma 'anshan, Wuhu

Jiangxi province: Jiujiang, Nanchang

Hunan province: Yueyang, Changsha

Hubei province: Wuhan, Huangshi, Jingzhou , Yichang

Chongqing city: Chongqing

Sichuan province: Yibin, Luzhou , Leshan

Yunnan province: Shuifu

Shuttle barges from the above ports to Shanghai port, Taicang port, Zhangjiagang, Lianyungang port, Zhoushan port, Tianjin port, Qingdao port, Dalian port, Guangzhou port, and Humen port.

FAQ
  • Q

    What kind of cargos is suitable for barge transportation?

    A

    For the cargos with more than 5m or hardly pass through the bridges. They are suitable for barging transportation to the inland water or deliver from the inland water to the coastal seaports and directly change with sea vessels.

  • Q

    Is it suitable for barge transportation when a large quantity of cargos need to export overseas·from mainland through Shanghai seaport?

    A

    Yes, first of all,from the perspective of friendly-environmental development, the country has encouraged the inter-modal and multimodal of trucks-to-railway, railway-to-water iron to water so as to contribute to the world's environmental protection, and greatly save the cost of transportation freight.

  • Q

    Is it suitable for barging transportation from Sichuan to Shanghai?

    A

    Absolutely yes, there are famous Leshan port heavy cargo terminals, Yibin port, and Luzhou port in Sichuan province. Sohologistics will provide the best plan for heavy cargos transportation for our customers.

  • Q

    How long will it take from Leshan port, Yibin port, Luzhou port to Shanghai Luojing terminals?

    A

    It ususally takes 8-10 days. If during dry period of Yangtze river, it will take extra 5-10 days. , the reverse line is the same situation.

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