Lithuanian stevedoring company Bega has awarded a contract to Claudius Peters for the supply of silo and discharge equipment. The specialist in the handling of dry bulk cargoes, Bega, is located at Klaipeda port and was founded in 1992.
The delivery comprises rail car unloading, a storage silo type CC for 3600 t cement and pneumatic conveying for ship loading. The silo, equipped with a fluidization system for the silo bottom, has a diameter of 12.5 m and a total height of 27 m.
Rail car unloading and pneumatic conveying for ship loading are designed for 200 t/h. The pneumatic conveying for ship loading is carried out by a Claudius Peters X-pump size 350 which has to overcome a distance of 148 m.
Commissioning is scheduled for September 2017. Another silo will be built at the second project stage 2018 to double the terminal capacity.