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Insee Cement steps up raw material unloading

27 July 2021, Published under Cement News

The Hambantota International Port (HIP) recorded its highest discharge levels of bulk cargo recently, when a shipment of gypsum consigned to Insee Cement was unloaded at a rate of 24,000tpd by port operations. Thusith Gunawarnasuriya, director procurement and logistics of Insee Cement, says this was an extraordinary achievement for a Sri Lankan port in terms of speed and efficiency. "As the No 1 cement manufacturing company in Sri Lanka, we import raw materials in large vessels. B...

Van Aalst partners Scania in cement carrier project

11 October 2018, Published under Cement News

Van Aaslt has contributed in the development in the first Tier III Scania self-discharging cement carrier called 'NACC Alicudi'. The 120m vessel operates Scania IMO tier III diesel engines with a unique pneumatic conveying system for loading and unloading cement, fly ash and granulated slag. The vessel had to fit the Scania Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system in the engine room deckhouse, which was smaller as the previous non-SCR equipped engine room deckhouse. This resulted into l...

Siwertell wins 'Best Ship Loading/Unloading System' industry award

16 December 2014, Published under Cement News

Siwertell, part of Cargotec, recently won its fourth IBJ (International Bulk Journal) award for its Siwertell products. This year, as in 2013 and 2009, Siwertell received the award for the Best Shiploading/Unloading System. In 2011, Siwertell won the IBJ award for Environmental Protection. Presenting the award to the Siwertell team at the Beurs-World Trade Centre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17 November this year, IBJ said: "Siwertell convinced our judges that its innovative developme...