Port and Terminal Operations for Bulk Cargoes is an online course designed to help delegates understand the issues surrounding the safe handling and storage of bulk materials in port terminals and at sea.

It has been written for anyone concerned about, who handles or is responsible for the safe transportation and storage of bulk materials in port terminals and at sea.
Some of the topics covered 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 out-loading equipment and control
  • Explosion and fire risks and management (ATEX, fire control and management)
  • Mobile plant and safety
  • Developments in automation and autonomous vehicles
Course presenter Mike Bradley, Director of the Wolfson Centre, will be aided in the presentations by guest presenter Lukas Paul from Beumer Group.
The course is sponsored by the Association of Bulk Terminal Operators, ABTO.
Registration and fees
Registration is available online. Fees start at £1055 and are discounted for ABTO members and multiple bookings.
We would also like to offer readers of Dry Cargo International the discounted fee of £925 per person.
Please contact Caroline Chapman c.j.chapman@gre.ac.uk to receive your discount.
Join us as we celebrate 50 years of helping industry solve its bulk materials handling problems.
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