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Grosse Elbstrasse 38
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Company Profile:
Messrs. PORT FEEDER BARGE has been founded in Hamburg to market the innovative Port Feeder Barge concept. This new type of vessel is intended to improve the container logistics within major and minor ports. The pontoon type vessel is of double ended configuration, is propelled by 4 rudder propellers and is equipped with its own full scale container crane. Its unique design is protected by international patents in favour of the company. Potential customers are port authorities, terminal, barge or tug operators, general logistic companies as well as shipyards.

Port Feeder Barge: Innovative waterborne container logistics for ports

What we offer:
With an background in naval architecture, tug and barge operation we offer the design and operation of the Port Feeder Barge to port authorities, terminal, barge or tug boat operators, logistic companies or shipyards. The design shall be provided on a license basis.

The Port Feeder Barge concept is a ‘green logistic innovation’ for sea ports (whose inherent beneficial effects to the environment can even be further increased by using LNG) that helps to shift container trucking within sea ports from road to waterway, ease feeder operations within multi terminals, improve the intermodal connectivity of inland navigation and act as a floating terminal in smaller ports which suffer from shallow draft and/or insufficient container handling facilities.

What we are looking for:
Partners to coopertae

  • Ships (including repairs and refits)
  • Cargo handling systems
  • Marine/Offshore technology
  • Ports and port technology
  • Maritime services
  • Shipbrokers and charterers
  • Shipowners

Collaboration sought:
  • Commercial alliance
  • Financial alliance
  • Industrial alliance
  • Joint Venture Agreement
  • Research, Technological alliance
  • Trade Intermediary Service (agent, distributor, representative)


Mr Prof. Dr. Ulrich Malchow


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