Siwertell shipunloaders specified for new Chinese power station
Published by Lydia Woellwarth,
Bruks Siwertell will deliver two large scale Siwertell ST 790-D-type shipunloaders for a new ultra-supercritical power station under construction in southern China, ensuring extremely efficient coal handling, free from spillage and dust emissions. The contract was placed by an undisclosed owner.
“We lead the world in supplying this type of ship unloader,” says Ola Jeppsson, Sales Manager, Bruks Siwertell. “Our good reputation is very important. The power plant is already served by two similar Siwertell shipunloaders, and their performance is one of many reasons why the company trusts our technology.
“This order was won in the face of fierce competition with Chinese suppliers,” continues Jeppsson. “We could also offer a short delivery timescale, along with market-leading coal handling capabilities.”
The latest units have been ordered to support the first phase of development of the new two-unit 1000 MW coal-fired power plant. The unloaders will be rail-mounted and offer a continuous rated coal handling capacity of 1800 tph, discharging vessels of up to 100 000 DWT.
“Our technology ensures the most environmentally friendly, sustainable dry bulk material handling for the power-generation plant,” Jeppsson notes. “Siwertell ship unloaders are also much lower in weight than any equivalent capacity system. This minimises the load on the jetty, which, in turn, delivers significant cost savings in jetty construction.”
The unloaders will be delivered under a turnkey contract, including commissioning, at the end of May 2022. They will be delivered fully assembled to Nantong, China, and shipped to the site. Final commissioning and performance tests will be carried out after installation on site.
Read the article online at: https://www.drybulkmagazine.com/dry-bulk/20102021/siwertell-shipunloaders-specified-for-new-chinese-power-station/
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