Continuous Ship Unloader

Dong Energy orders Cargotec Continuous Ship Unloader for Coal

06/28/2012 | Editor: Marcel Dröttboom

Dong Energy,Denmark, has placed an order with Cargotec for a Siwertell typeship unloader with a rated capacity of 800 tonnes per hour.
Dong Energy,Denmark, has placed an order with Cargotec for a Siwertell typeship unloader with a rated capacity of 800 tonnes per hour. (Picture: Cargotec)

Dong Energy, Denmark, has placed an order with Cargotec for a Siwertell ship unloader. The new unloader will be used to ensure the efficient, clean unloading of wood pellets and coal to Dong Energy's combined heat and power station at Avedøre in Denmark, discharging ships of up to 10,000 dwt at a rated capacity of 800 tonnes per hour.

Dong Energy, is majority owned by the Danish Government, and says that the Avedøre multi-fuel power station, situated just south of Copenhagen, is one of the world's most efficient of its kind, achieving fuel efficiencies of up to 94 percent.

The Siwertell type ST 790-D unloader will be built and erected in Trieste, Italy and then transported by heavy lift vessel to its operational site in Avedøre. Delivery is planned for beginning of June 2013 and start up between mid August to mid October 2013.

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