Barge Plant Hire
MMC Barge Rumba is a steel 53ft workboat coded catamaran barge, with a designated moon pool to protect the divers access & egress in all conditions while moored up against a quay wall or pier, a secondary LOLER certified unconscious diver recovery system is also within the moon pool.
A swinging davit for lifting the 6.0m workboat & loading heavy items is located on the bow.
The entire barge including moon pool is lit up for night works, this unit has full welfare, galley, toilet (Heads) drying room, hot shower, fresh water supply.
Below deck within one hull is a workshop and stores and the other is crew changing room.
The unique beauty about this purpose-built dive barge is the fully enclosed roof and layout, this limits exposure to the team in both hot and cold conditions. The footprint of our barge saves space on a construction site, quay wall or pier.
Dive Control Specification:
Our purpose built dive control room encompasses a 3 diver spread, it’s insulated and heated, has certified lighting, 13KVA generator and shore power capabilities for the electrics, 360 degrees of CCTV in and outside of dive control, to monitor deck operations and vessel movements, Loud hailer, VHF radio, knife switch for burning and welding, power charging station including usb ports, The dive control panel is complete with O2 analysers, flow meters and depth gauges, so the operator has full access to all the equipment required to ensure a safe dive.
The panel includes two independent air inlets per diver, one HP and one LP for each. Designed and manufactured in accordance to IMCA D023, HSE guidelines, BSI quality standards & CE approvals. Testing and certification in accordance with IMCA D018.
The camera system is a C-Tecnics custom rack system assemblies which can provide up to 4 video recording channels , 4 communications channels (simplex and duplex), digital depth monitoring and depth profiling, with a built-in backup power supply and high definition monitors and black box backup recording constantly.
Please contact us should you have a project requirement.