Monday, April 22, 2024

Examine issues surrounding the safe handling and storage of bulk materials in ports and on the sea during short course

A short course taking place in March will examine the issues surrounding the safe handling and storage of bulk materials in ports and on the sea.

Taking place from 19 – 22 March 2024, with on-line delivery from 13:00 – 17:00 each day, join this course from the University of Greenwich’s Wolfson Centre to discuss real life issues and to determine best practice for future developments.

Subjects discussed include:

· Ship unloading technologies (Grabs vs CSUs, different CSU technologies)

· Conveying technologies (pneumatic versus 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 & management)

· Mobile plant and safety

· Developments in automation and autonomous vehicles

· Dust control and environmental protection

· Controlling cargo damage (particle degradation, spoilage, water damage etc)

· Wear protection and maintenance

· Cargo characterisation for handleability and other issues

Who should attend? Stevedores, Operations supervisors, Port managers, Ships Masters, Port developers, Cargo superintendents, Equipment suppliers, Design consultants.

The course leader is Mike Bradley, Professor of Bulk and Particulate Technologies and Director of The Wolfson Centre. He has worked internationally on design and troubleshooting for bulk solids handling as a commercial consultant and research expert for over twenty-five years. Contributions will also be made by Dr Baldeep Kaur, whose interests lie in characterisation and transportation of bulk materials, and Mr Lukas Paul from Beumer who will be presenting on ‘Shore Side Transport’.

This course is held in association with ABTO, The Association of Bulk Terminal Operators – members will receive discounted rates. Discounts are also offered for multiple bookings and returning delegates.

Register now.

The full list of courses for 2024 and their content is available here.

All courses are available in-company so if the dates don’t suit operations, or you have a large number of attendees, please contact The Wolfson Centre for details.

wolfson-enquiries@gre.ac.uk www.bulksolids.com +44 20 8331 8646

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