It is good to see activity like this on the River.
She is owned by J.J. Ugland who have their headquarters in the historic shipping town of Grimstad in southern Norway, the family owned business provides worldwide shipping services through numerous companies.
UR 7 is owned and operated by Ugland Construction SA which is based in Stavanger and she is one of numerous flat top and specialist barges.
She was built in 1999 by the Sevmash Yard in Severodvinsk, Russia. Her signal letters are LK6683 and she has a gross tonnage of 4068.
She is 91.44 m long with a beam of 27.43m and 6.096m draft.
Total deck area is 2508m2 with the deck able to take 25 tonnes/m2.
She has 20 ballast tanks and is constructed with 3 longitudinal and 4 transverse bulkheads in addition to a pump room bulkhead which also has a double bottom.
Equipment on board consists of 2 x Mitsubitshi 72Kwh at 1800 RPM pumps, 2 x Ballast pumps, (Pumpteknik 800m3/h) + 1 Portable submersible pump with two Busck 10 kw/3x400v/50Hz generators providing power.