Project Description

  • Project name: Dry bulk and wood pellet warehouse
  • Project location: Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Name of client: European Bulk Services.
  • Period: 2012 – 2013

Description of the project

European Bulk Services (EBS) operates a dry bulk terminal for intermediate storage of mineral bulk, agribulk and biomass products. The terminal has a total annual throughput of approx. 8 million tons, and a total land area of 30ha.

EBS’s deep see quay is equipped with two rail mounted gantry cranes and several warehouses for roofed intermediate storage of dry bulk products. This fully customized quay warehouse under quay crane reach is constructed out of reinforced concrete. The quay warehouse is suitable for a wide variety of dry bulk products, including wood pellets. The warehouse safety system is equipped with SCADA connected hotpot detecting systems. The quay warehouse has a footprint of 90m long by 35m wide and the concrete walls extend to 17 meters above the ground. The state-of-the-art roof consists of steel structured sliding roof sections, remotely operable from the quay crane cabin. The interior of the warehouse is subdivided into three compartments for optimum multi-purpose use.

Services provided by Port Consultants Rotterdam

  • Business case study assistance.
  • Programme of requirements, conceptual design, final design and tender documents.
  • Tendering and contracting.
  • Project management during execution.