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Bedeschi helps Takoradi Port receive largest ship

18 July 2023, Published under Cement News

Takoradi Port, Ghana, has received the biggest bulk ship ever to call the port since its construction in 1928. Bedeschi Spa supplied all the conveyor lines of the terminal, the two shiploaders and one eco-hopper. The vessel, MV Baby Hercules, a bauxite carrier delivering raw materials for cement prodction, is a Capesize bulk ship with length over all (LOA) of 240m long and a draught of 16m, the first ever with these dimensions. Thanks to the automation installed by the company at the term...

SAMSON Materials Handling wins Turkish shiploader order

29 April 2022, Published under Cement News

SAMSON Materials Handling has won an order for its narrow quay mobile shiploader systems to be installed in Turkey . The fully mobile chassis of the SAMSON mobile shiploader allows it to be operated anywhere in the port. The shiploader, designed to handle cement clinker material, will discharge direct to vessels typically up to 64,000dwt.     The proposed system will include one narrow quay SAMSON mobile shiploader, which will be fed by two Samson mobile link conveyors which in t...

FLSmidth wins Gladstone Ports Corp's shiploader order

17 March 2022, Published under Cement News

FLSmidth has been awarded the contract to build Gladstone Ports Corp’s (GPC) new shiploader 1 on site in Queensland, Australia. The contract also includes the decommissioning of the old shiploader, which will be carried out in a safe and sustainable manner. The deal has been booked in the 1Q22 and is valued at approximately DKK225m (US$33.2m). The new shiploader will replace GPC’s existing shiploader 1, which has loaded bulk material onto ships for 43 years. As part of the contract, FL...