Cannonball Marine, located in Campbell River B.C., is home to the Submersible barge “Cannonball”. After 2 years of work to repurpose a Rivtow 9300 series barge from moving concrete powder to Kitimat to lifting Vessels and barges up to 1100 LT. Our business model is focused on the owner/operator looking to manage costs with “Do It Yourself” maintenance and repair.
The Cannonball is able to submerge to 14’ to accommodate a vessel or barge onto her deck. A docking plan is required before lifting for deck set up. The Cannonball typically takes 1 day for set up, 1 to sink and raise then the reverse to finish the project.
A Standard lift is one fee which covers Set up, Haul out, 14 working days on deck, relaunch and blocking removal. Towing to and from the project location, permits, clean up, disposal, divers is the responsibility of the vessel owner.
Barge Transport and Relocation
The Cannonball is insured to work from the north end of the Queen Charlotte Islands south to Puget Sound for the carrying of vessels, barges or other assets for relocation.
The Cannonball is insured to carryout marine salvage operations and vessel recovery for the marine industry on the BC Coast.