Port and Terminal Operations for Bulk Cargoes
A 2 day short course looking at bulk materials handling and safety issues at ports and at sea has been arranged in conjunction with ABTO (Association of Bulk Terminal Operators) for 12 - 13 March in Chatham, Kent, UK.
Subjects covered include:
Ship unloading technologies
Conveying technologies- pneumatic vs belt
Safety and maintenance of plant and equipment
Rail and road outloading equipment and control
Dust control and environmental protection
Controlling cargo damage (particle degradation, spoilage, water damage etc)
Cargo characterisation for handleability
Stevedores, Operations supervisors, Port managers, Ships Masters, Port developers, Cargo superintendents, Equipment suppliers, Design consultants are all recommended to attend to gain an understanding of the reasons for the varied behaviour of powders and particulate materials as they travel across the seas or are stored and transported from ports.
Course fees are discounted for ABTO members