US Army Corps of Engineers
Philadelphia District & Marine Design Center

CESAM Flat Deck Barge

Published July 23, 2015
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed design and construction of the USACE Mobile District's Flat Deck Barge. The vessel's mission is to store and transport stop logs on the Alabama River and Tenn-Tom Waterway.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Marine Design Center managed design and construction of the USACE Mobile District's Flat Deck Barge. The vessel's mission is to store and transport stop logs on the Alabama River and Tenn-Tom Waterway.

Vessel Owner: United States Army Corps of Engineers
Builder: Basic Marine, Inc., Escanaba, MI.
Project Delivery Team: USACE, Marine Design Center, Mobile District
Vessel Operation Team: USACE, Mobile District
Vessel Certification: American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) “Maltese Cross, A-1, BARGE, River Service” with "Reinforcement B" notation.
Vessel Mission: Work on the Alabama River and Tenn-Tom Waterway to store and transport stop logs.

Vessel Particulars

  • Length Overall: 120’- 0” 
  • Breadth: 28’- 0” 
  • Hull Depth @ CL: 7’ -0”
  • Camber: 0’ -3/4”
  • Deck Load: 2000 PSF
  • Deck Plate: 3/4" thick
  • Draft (light): 1’- 10” 

Equipment

  • (4) Deck Winches, (WW Paterson WWP40BC-SWIVEL A20203-L-G-M GALVANIZED)
  • (8) Kevel Chocks, (BAIER 42" CAST STEEL)
  • (4) Double Bitts, (BAIER 10" CAST STEEL W/O HORNS)
  • Raked on both ends with open towknees below