River & Sea Transport

New Barge Mounted E-Crane at Mulzer Crushed Stone

The E-Crane ordered by Mulzer Crushed Stone has has a maximum duty cycle capacity of 16.5 t and a maximum outreach of 26.4 m.
Barge Unloading
In early 2016, Mulzer Crushed Stone ordered an E-Crane which will be mounted on a deck barge. The E-Crane has a maximum duty cycle capacity of 16.5 t (18.2 short tons) and a maximum outreach of 26.4 m (86.5 ft). This is a flexible mobile floating offloading platform that allows barge unloading to a shore mounted hopper, floating hopper or direct to trucks depending on the product and location. The floating rig incorporates the latest design for spud operation, barge haul winches and power distribution.

New USD 10.2 million Bulk Handling Facility at the Port of Liverpool

Work on the first phase of construction of Newport Industries' new bulk handling facility at the Port of Liverpool will begin February 2016.
Dry Bulk Cargo
Newport Industries is set to invest GBP 7 million (approx. USD 10.2 million) in the creation of a new bulk handling facility at the Port of Liverpool, to service increased demand from its North West customer base. The facility at Canada Branch Dock will allow the global firm — which specialises in importing dry bulk chemicals to the glass, adhesive, detergents, chemicals and feed industries — to meet increasing demand.

Fully assembled Bedeschi Ship Loader leaves Port of Venice

The 500 t Bedeschi ship loader is set to go to the port of Corpus Christi in Texas (USA), the sixth-ranking American port in terms of goods handling, located in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ship Loading & Unloading
One of the largest project cargo ever to depart from the port of Venice has left the docks of the Multi Service terminal in Venice carrying an iron ore ship loader entirely designed and realized by Bedeschi. The ship loader has a loading arm as long as 50 m and weighs a total of 500 t and it is set to go to the port of Corpus Christi in Texas (USA), the sixth-ranking American port in terms of goods handling, located in the Gulf of Mexico.

Logistics in Mining and Minerals

Dust controlled ship discharge by rail mounted Eco Hopper at the port of Jurong.
Dry Bulk Logistics
Today raw material transport over great distances is a standard procedure in the minerals and metals industries. Industrial minerals are now shipped across the globe in vast volumes demanding efficient logistics to minimise both the cost of transportation and the carbon footprint. Especially under these circumstances, ingenious solutions for the handling of material during storage and transshipping can help save the pivotal dollar.

Port of Immingham receives first UK Multi Fuel Unloader Delivery

Two Siwertell ship unloaders at ABP's Port of Immingham, UK.
Continuous Ship Unloading
Following an order placed in March 2013, Siwertell, part of Cargotec, has delivered, installed and commissioned two continuous ship unloaders at ABP's port of Immingham, UK. They will be used to discharge wood pellets and coal to supply the Drax power station. Both types of fuel will be unloaded at a rate of 1200 t/h. This is the first Siwertell unloader delivery to the UK for combined coal/biomass handling.

Pacific Coast Terminals and K+S Potash Canada broke Ground for new Facility

Dr. Ulrich Lamp, President and CEO, K+S Potash Canada and Lorne Friberg, President and CEO, Pacific Coast Terminal at the signing ceremony in the spring of 2014 in Port Moody, British Columbia, for the exclusive, long-term contract for the handling and storage facility.
Potash Handling and Storage Facility
On June 2, 2015, Pacific Coast Terminals Co. Ltd. (PCT) and K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) officially broke ground and began modifications on PCT’s existing bulk handling facility, preparing the facility for its role in KSPC’s Legacy Project. The project will include the construction of a railcar unloading building and potash storage warehouse, and upgrades to the water treatment facilities and ship-loading equipment.


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