Safe handling and storage of bulk materials in ports and on the seaShort Course
10 - 11 March at The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology, Chatham Maritime, Kent UK
Take a look at the issues surrounding the safe handling and storage of bulk materials in ports and on the sea.
Delegates are given the chance to discuss real life issues and to determine best practice for future developments.
12 March: Optional practical session in the on-site Labs where delegates can test same cargoes under different conditions, to see the potential dangers presented at port by not knowing about the materials before handling/transporting them.
Course presentations include:
•Ship unloading technologies (Grabs vs CSUs, different CSU technologies)
•Conveying technologies (pneumatic vs belt)
•Storage and discharge technologies (silos, flat stores, stacking etc)
•Loading/unloading control (weighing, controlling ship bending etc)
•Rail and road outloading equipment and control
•Explosion and fire risks and management (ATEX, fire control and management)