Cargotec Wins Ship Unloader Contract

(Press Release)
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Cargotec has won a significant order for two Siwertell ship unloaders to handle coal at Jorf Lasfar, on Morocco's Atlantic coast.  The contract comes from the Jorf Lasfar Energy Company (JLEC) and includes repositioning two existing unloaders as well as installing the two new Siwertell units when they are delivered in 2013. The unloaders will suit a new jetty belt conveyor system with an increased travelling length at the Jorf  Lasfar coal-fired power plant, which is undergoing major expansion. Each Siwertell type ST 940-DOB unit will have a coal-unloading capacity of 2,400t/h. 
"Cargotec's Siwertell system is technically superior to the other systems offered: it is more efficient and environmental friendly," says Bertil Andersson, Sales Manager, Bulk Terminals. "Cargotec is the only provider of this kind of  system with its performance proven by many references. In addition to technological advantages, Siwertell systems have a unique lightweight design offering weight-savings of more than 50 per cent in comparison with a corresponding bucket 
and chain type unloader". 
Cargotec has also just announced that its Siwertell Sulphur Safety System, known as the 4S has won the International Bulk Journal's Safety in Bulk Handling award. The system is designed to minimise the risk of explosions and detect fires  when handling sulfur.   One of the latest companies to benefit from this technology will be the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Ltd (IFFCO), Paradeep Unit, which has ordered an enclosed screw-type unloader to discharge rock phosphate and sulphur. The new  unit will be rated at a capacity of 1,800t/h and is planned for delivery in twelve months. The values of the Indian and the Moroccan contracts total approximately EUR 40m. 
Maritime Reporter June 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Contracts

Chinese PM Inks 2 Agreements During CMA CGM Visit

The CMA CGM Group hosted the Chinese Prime Minister, the French Foreign Affairs Minister and a ministerial delegation at its headquarters in Marseilles, July 1, the global shipping company announced.

GTT Records Order for 2 LNG Tankers

GTT receives a new order from Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries for two LNGCs for Teekay   GTT, a designer of membrane containment systems for the maritime transportation

Crowley Takes Over Management of MSC Ships

Crowley strengthens relationship with U.S. Navy, completes turnover of Military Sealift Command T-AGOS/T-AGM fleet   Crowley Maritime Corp. announced its global

Deck Machinery

Lifting Specialists Modulift, IMES form Joint Venture

Lifting industry specialists Modulift and IMES have formed a joint venture to offer an integrated management service to clients internationally.   The two companies

MES Delivers Bulk Carrier Newbuild

MES delivers next ship of its Eco-Ship neo60BC design, 60,000 DWT type bulk carrierM.V. Phoenix Rising   Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) completed and delivered a 60,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Contracts Maritime Standards Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Salvage Ship Repair Ship Simulators Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.3007 sec (3 req/sec)