World's Largest Grab Unloader Operational

Press Release
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Grab Unloader: Photo credit EMO/Ron Jenner

EMO’s new 85-tonne unloader, the largest of its kind in the world, is now fully operational in the Missisippihaven in the Port of Rotterdam.

The unloader, fabricated entirely in Europe, strengthens the terminal’s unloading capacity by 10 million tonnes per year, thereby massively improving the efficiency and service provided.

With this new addition, EMO, Europe’s largest dry bulk terminal for coal and ore products, now operates three 85-tonne unloaders, two 50-tonne unloaders and a 36-tonne floating crane. This year, one of the other 85-tonne unloaders will be renovated to extend its operational life span by a further 15 to 20 years.


With the current unloading capacity of maximum 175,000 tonnes a day and a draught of up to 23 metres, the EMO terminal is fully capable of handling the world’s largest bulk carriers.

 

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