From the ships hold to the truck, wagon or conveyor, when you are discharging product, minimising dust and containing spillage is a priority. Page Macrae hoppers combine new and proven technologies, providing solutions that satisfy your environmental, safety and productivity needs. They are designed to handle a variety of bulk products from cement clinker to mineral concentrates.
Our Hoppers are already operating with outstanding success for port operators, stevedores and maritime logistics companies in many locations throughout New Zealand, Australia and Peru.
The Port of Taichung is the second largest port in Taiwan. It includes industrial, fishing and business ports and can accommodate vessels of up to 60,000 tons. One of four international commercial ports in Taiwan, it covers a total area of 3793 hectares, has 50 wharves, 16 specialized zones, and three free trade zones.
Growth in cargo volume in the Port of Taichung was in hazardous products, fuel oil, cement clinker, and coal, however, to now meet current changes in worldwide marine transportation, the Port of Taichung is now developing as a Container feeder port, a distribution centre for agricultural and indigenous produce, a free-trade and logistics centre, trans-shipment shipping centre for oil, and centre for cross-strait passenger and freight services.*
Taiwan’s International Ports Corporation’s long-term vision is to establish green and sustainable ports and to minimise environmental impacts.
In 2017 Page Macrae Engineering was approached to provide a dust-controlled solution for the discharge of soda ash at the port.
The result, two Page Macrae Enviro-Max 50e dust-controlled hoppers. Under construction since October 2019, the hoppers were completed last week and moved on Friday to Tauranga’s port to await shipment to Taiwan.
For a complete solution to satisfy your stakeholders, we deliver quality port equipment which is proven in the field. You can achieve environmental compliance, maximise your productivity, minimise maintenance costs and ensure safe operation for your people. Find out more.
*SOURCE – Wikipedia and World Port Source