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Flowserve-Flowserve-Wet Pit Pumps - Barge VTP

Wet Pit Pumps - Barge VTP

BRAND: Flowserve

Specifically designed for transportation barges, the Flowserve Barge Pump continues to be the premier brand used on inland and coastal waterways. The Barge Pump is a vertical self-contained, self-priming unit designed for barge unloading and transfer operations. With the high-efficiency Barge Pump, stripping turnaround times are kept to a minimum. Furthermore, its innovative pollution prevention design inhibits costly oil and chemical spills.


  • General Industry
  • Chemicals
  • Oil & Gas

industry sectors

  • Other Industries
  • Basic (Organic & Inorganic)
  • Biofuels
  • Upstream Exploration & Production
  • Midstream Transportation
  • Downstream Processing


Hydraulic Institute


Operating Parameters
  • Flows to 1035 m3/h (5000 gpm)
  • Pressures to 8.6 bar (125 psi)
  • Discharge flanges to 250 mm (10 in)
Design Range

Size Range:

  • Sizes from 250 mm (10 in) to 500 mm (20 in)
Features & Benefits
  • Self-priming stripper stage operates efficiently at extremely low submergence levels, and will maintain pumping performance during operations which induce large quantities of air ingestion
  • Stator case provides smooth fluid transition to pressure stages
  • Bypass line delivers make-up sealing liquid to the priming stage during stripping
  • Enclosed impellers provide pressure for offloading
  • Access ports allow full maintenance of the stuffing box without removing the driver
  • Bleed off stuffing box diverts product bypass back to the compartment via a sealed return line to prevent costly spills
  • Multistage design meets a wide range of capacity and head requirements


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