By decoupling loading from unloading, on-board staff will only be sailing and no longer have to wait until the receiver has loaded or unloaded. In the meantime, the staff can operate on other barges.
No accommodation also means optimizing payload and efficiency.
Carrying capacity Watertruck:
compared to Spits
compared to Kempenaar
|Cargo weight (mt)||+15%||+12%|
|Cargo volume (m³)||+18%||+20%|
Within the Watertruck concept, an eight-hour work schedule can be implemented. At the end of his shift, the shipper can go home. It is no longer necessary to live on board for several weeks, thus making the profession more attractive for younger skippers.