Barge specially designed to carry bulk material (sand, gravel, rock, etc)
No tide or depth restrictions in Savannah or on Daufuskie Island site. (Equipment can go/come same time each day rather than having a revolving schedule corresponding to tides which are approximately one hour later each day which complicates contractors scheduling of and pickup of material.) Usually Contractors prefer early morning arrival as shipment may have critical cargo needed that day.
Flexibility to run barge twice a day to Daufuskie if needed.
A manned receiving function in Savannah to benefit customer deliveries 8am – 4pm Monday thru Friday.
Working relationships with various vendors both in Savannah and Hilton Head Island to help address the needs of our customers.
Advantages to Using Hutchinson Island Terminal
Large walled barge and tug with sizable ramp (40 feet) for transportation needs in an island setting
Potentially wide geographical area for customers (Jacksonville to Charleston) Extensive supporting land based equipment to facilitate customer needs.
Long history of superior safety record dating from the mid 1980’s
Current seasoned personnel in place since 1993.
Large 3 acre staging area in Savannah (lighted and fenced) and on Daufuskie Island.
Specially designed barge to carry up to 900 tons of bulk cargo (sand, gravel, rock, etc) and have transported twelve fully loaded asphalt trucks per trip.