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Shallow Water Transportation

Shallow water transport

We offer our know-how and expertise in dry and liquid bulk transportation in shallow waters around the world. Our experience of more than 15 years in this field and our fleet of dedicated modern units allow us to anticipate and meet the needs of our customers.

Our know-how for your needs:

  • Our experience of more than 15 years in coal transportation by barges adapted to shallow waters mainly in Indonesia: sea routes between the coal mines of Kalimantan and the power plants of Java,  between the plantations of Kalimantan/Sumatra and refineries of Java, between nickel mines of Mollucas and Sulawesi smelters);
  • Our ability to find innovative solutions fully adapted to this type of contract with self-propelled barges for transportation of about 4 mt/year;
  • Our ability to suit our customer needs: we charter and operate tug and barge units to provide short-term operational flexibility for dry and/or liquid bulk transportation;
  • Our fleet of state-of-the-art units dedicated to this type of navigation in shallow waters: 4th generation Deck Cargo Ship.

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SLM SinarMas LDA Maritime

+63 (0)21 5011 3388