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Ship unloader for HeidelBergCement - Bangladesh

For HeidelBerg Cement Bangladesh Van Aalst supplied and commisioned a stationary ship unloader

The ship unloader is designed to handle fly ash and is built to last in the high ambient, humid and dusty environment. The unit was successfully installed and commissioned.

The ship unloader is stationary and placed on a jetty at the riverfront. The unloader has a 3-kettle system with 1 filter receiver and 2 transfer kettles, ensuring a near continuous discharge process. The ship unloader unloads typical Bangladeshi river ships and conveys the fly ash to a silo.

Ship unloader data:

  • Type: VASS/1.200/180/E
  • Ship size: 800-1.200 dwt
  • Convey length: 400 m
  • Design capacity: 180 mtph