HMSBAR 991: Floating Dock/Caisson Dock for hire in Mediterranean (18,500 tonne)

Direct from the owners, we can offer this unique opportunity to charter hire one of the worlds best & most advanced medium sized Floating Docks/Caisson Production Facility. 

Specially built in early 2017 to enable enable efficient production of concrete caissons for harbours and other marine projects,  this floating dock is now available for charter hire until 2025.

With a lift capacity of 18,500 tonnes, this custom built floating dock (or Caissonnier) has exceptional width to length ratio, resulting in an internal deck space of 56 x 34.7 m. In addition the unit has a submerged draft of 21.8 m, making this high quality floating dock ideal for caissons or other sub-sea structures as well as small ships & barges.

In addition, this floating dock features 6 pt, mooring, high specification work cranes, offices & a sophisticated control room for managing all the docks high spec systems.


HMSBAR 991 – Main Features

  •  DNV/GL classification
  • 1,958 m 2 working area
  • 20 t deck strength
  • 18,500 tonne lift capacity, 21.8 m submerging depth
  • 6 x 1,00 m3/hr ballast pumps with automatic ballasting system & deflection & stress monitoring
  •  2 x 830 kW power generation with Denox system (deNOx system” means an exhaust after-treatment system designed to reduce emissions of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) (e.g. passive and active lean NOx catalysts, NOx adsorbers and selective catalytic reduction (SCR) systems).
  • 6 point mooring system
  • Control room/ two offices (total 7 persons)/ various store rooms

Vessel Specs

Year Built: 2017
Dimensions (LOA x B x D): 58.4 x 51.28 x 2.5

Additional Specs for this Vessel Type

Deadweight (t): 18,491
Deck Strength (t/ m2): 20
Deckspace (m2): 1,958
Mooring System: 2 x 35t single drum mooring winch 2 x 35t double drum mooring winch
Crane: 3 x hydraulic work cranes
Other: Control Room,Offices & stores