Thames Lighters

Thames lighters and barges available for hire for various marine uses.

Following an extensive recent refit our 180 ton carrying capacity lighter ‘CPBS Bromlock’ is now available for short or long term charter.

She is suitable for various cargoes including waste, ballast, steel work, scaffold, and much more. Please contact us to discuss your needs.


Vessel Specification

Barge Dimensions

Brom barges 
Overall length 26.5m
Beam 5.5m
Hold length 19.2m
Hold width 4.1m
Max capacity 160t


Thames Ligher (Reinheart): 
Overall length 23.46m
Beam 5.5m
Hold length 14.48m
Hold width 4.48m
Max capacity 160t


Gloucester barges  (Hoppers): 
Overall length 27.3m
Beam 5.8m
Hold length 15.5m
Hold width
(at top)
Max capacity 150t


"CPBS have a full range of plant to carry out all types of work"