Duke Point RORO Barge Facility

Ro-Ro is an acronym for Roll-on/roll-off. Roll-on/roll-off ships are vessels that are used to carry wheeled cargo.

The Duke Point Barge Ramp is located at 750 Jackson Road, Nanaimo BC.

Specifications:

  • Accommodates a vessel of 87 meters or 286 feet LOA.
  • Breadth of 23 meters or 76 feet.
  • Displacement Load is 8000 Metric Tonnes.
  • Ramp Dimensions are 100 feet X 20 feet @ 100 Metric Tonnes.

Duke Point RORO facility

RO / RO Barge Ramp Dimensions
Minimum Barge Size Maximum Barge Size
Length O/A 51 m 87.2 m (286 ft.)
Breadth 14.5 m 25.2 m ( 76 ft)
Depth 3.3 m 5.5 m (18 ft)
Minimum Freeboard 1.5 m 1.5 m
Maximum Freeboard 3.3 m 4.5 m
Load Displacement 2000 t 8000 t

Approach Velocity of Vessels of 0.1 Metres / Second

Contact:

Jason Michell
VP, Business Development
Tel: (250) 753-4146, Ext 229
Email: jmichell@npa.ca

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