Overview: Bulk materials handling and safety issues at ports and at sea

Subjects covered:

  • Ship unloading technologies
  • Conveying technologies (pneumatic vs belt)
  • Storage and discharge technologies
  • Loading/unloading control
  • Rail and road outloading equipment and control
  • Explosion and fire risks and management
  • Mobile plant and safety
  • Developments in automation and autonomous vehicles
  • Dust control and environmental protection
  • Controlling cargo damage
  • Wear protection and maintenance
  • Cargo characterisation for handleability and other issues

Course fee: £1200 per delegate (ABTO members £1100)
Venue: Chatham, Kent
Contact: Caroline Chapman Wolfson-enquiries@gre.ac.uk , +44 20 8331 8646

The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology (Chat