Triton Naval Architects

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Triton were contracted by the Cape Town office of SMIT INTERNATIONAL to design a third bunker barge, this time being a double skin design to meet current MARPOL legislation. The bunker barge has a capacity of .......

She was constructed by DORMAC in Durban during the course of 2007, and was launched on the 29th Nov 2007, to commence service in early 2008.

All aspects of the barge design were performed by Triton, The electrical design, was once again performed by Raubicon in partnership with Triton.


Triton Naval Architects
No. 8 Foregate Square, Harbour Rd
Foreshore, Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA
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Artist Impression of the Smit Lipuma at sea.


Smit Lipuma during launching on the 29th Nov 2007, in Durban, South Africa


Smit Lipuma afloat after launching.


Smit Lipuma in operation in the Durban Harbour. Click on Image for full screen version.