SOMARA is the proud owner / operator of the barge So 7522, a new construction (delivered in 11/2021), classed by DNV, with very special features, including:

  • a 45′ long heavy duty ramp (tested at 120 tons load)
  • 6 double bottom tanks, with a total capacity of 1000 m3, with piping arrangement and manifolds
  • Bin walls of 3 meters high and a wave breaker for the cargo protection
The barge So 7522 is part of SOMARA’s emergency response plan and has a (unique in the Caribbean) liquid products holding capacitywhich can be used for lightering grounded vessels.

During the rest of the time, the barge is hired to the industrial operators of the region for inter-Caribbean transports for bulk, break-bulk, heavy lift or project cargoes.

So 7522
2021, Holland
Bureau Veritas, unrestrited navigation
75,00 meters
22,00 meters
Maximum draft
3,4 meters
Gross / Net tonnage
1748 tons / 524 tons
3950 metric tons
4 meters
– Cargo deck area : 62,50m x 17,50m
– Cargo deck area protected by bin walls all-around of 3.00 meters height + one wave breaker
– 2 side doors x 6.0m
– 1 heavy duty ramp max load of 85 tons capacity
– Ramp access 13m x 4.70 m
– Deck strenght: 15 tons per m2
6 double bottom tanks of 1000m3 capacity approx. with integrated piping and minfolds
– Barge equipped with 2 spud holes; spuds of 16 meters long available