Environment Agency - Work Barge

Manor Marine have built a Work Barge and Wide Beam Tug for the Environment Agency. The barge dimensions are 12.25m Long by 4.1m wide and has been designed for all year operation on the rivers and watercourses in the Kent and South London area.


The barge is a multi-purpose craft designed as a dredging unit and general work station and is fitted with a hydraulic crane, spudlegs and bow thruster.


Goodchild Marine - Kari Hege

The Kari Hege dredging barge manufactured by Manor Marine has principal dimensions of 20 metres length, 10 metres breadth with a depth of 2.5 metres and a working draught of 1 metre.

Kari Hege

The dredging barge features 3 spud legs of 11.5 metres in length, which can be independently or simultaneously operated and will provide 6.3m of anchorage beneath the vessel, providing stability under working conditions.

The hull design is of a single chine light displacement configuration.

The dredging barge was designed to fit a large excavator onto the front of the deck, and carries a JCB JS360 long reach excavator with a 21m boom on board.

A raised wheelhouse provides good all round visibility and comfortably houses three people with toilet facilities conveniently housed under the wheelhouse stairs. The barge is powered by a 200hp Hydromaster unit sited under the raised wheelhouse.

Kari Hege 2

Lymington Barge

The Lymington barge design is of a single chine heavy displacement configuration. The 15m long steel dumb backhoe dredger was contructed at Manor Marine and was designed to operate on the Lymington river in Hampshire.

Lymington Barge

The barge features two spud legs of 13.2m in length to aid stability under working operations. The barge has a hydraulic back hoe excavator bolted to a circular base column welded on the deck. Two halogen floodlights are fitted to the mast for operation in low light level situations.

British Waterways - Hopper Barge

A contract to construct two British Waterways prototype work barges was awarded to Manor Marine. The barges construction was identical, bar the overall lengths, which were 12m and 15m respectively.

Designed for different working configurations, the barges can be utilised as a multipurpose working platform for men and machinery. The barges are designed to be towed by the British Waterways narrow beam tugs.

Hopper Barge

The barges feature 4 hydraulic spud legs for working stability and two independent working platforms on each end of the barge. The deck panels can be used as a working platform, removed for material storage or mixed to suit.

'MV' Doreen Dorward

Doreen Dorward

A complete new superstructure was manufactured and installed on board the 'MV' Doreen Dorward. This two-tier structure was built in the workshops alongside the berth and then craned onboard for the final fitting.

Brightlingsea Fuel Barge

Manor Marine built a fuel barge for Brightlingsea Harbour. The barge has a capacity for 20,000 Litres of fuel. The fuel barge features a fully enclosed control cabinet fitted with a BS7117 Weights & Measures approved pump.

Fuel Barge

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