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Shiploaders

Shiploaders are used around the world for loading sea-going vessels with bulk materials, such as coal, ores, grain, potash and fertilizers. MGA has provided engineering services on a number of major successful shiploader projects, ranging from Quebec to Chile. 

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Shiploader Projects

Collahuasi Shiploader

Krupp Canada

Chile

1996-1999

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Design audit

  • Fabrication supervision

  • Site rehabilitation

 

LAXT Shiploader

Krupp Canada

California, USA 

1997

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Trouble shooting on the hoisting system

  • Design audit

 

Pacific Coast Terminals

Krupp Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada     

1997 & 2016

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Engineer of Record for the potash conveying system

  • Design audit for the quadrant Shiploader/Engineer of Record for the boom replacement

 

Citgo Aruba Oil Refinery

ThyssenKrupp Robins

Aruba   

1997-2000

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Design, fabrication and erection supervision

 

Hovensa Shiploader

Krupp Canada

St. Croix, US Virgin Islands

1998-2001

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Design, fabrication and erection supervision

 

ILO Ship-Unloaders

Krupp Canada

Peru

2001

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural evaluation of seismic damage

  • Structural design criteria - Seismic provisions

 

Aimcor Shiploader

Oxbow/Aimcor

Texas City, Texas, USA

2001-2003

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  • Material: Petroleum Coke

  • Design Capacity: 2500 tph

  • Radial ship loader

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Repair and Rehabilitation

  • Redesign, detailing and fabrication, erection and commissioning supervision

 

Petrozuate Shiploader

Krupp Canada

Venezuela

2001

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Fire damage investigation and troubleshooting

 

Vale Long Harbour Processing Plant

Sandvik

Newfoundland, Canada

2009

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MGA Scope of Work:

  • Engineer of Record for two mobile hoppers handling bulk nickel concentrates and bulk limestone

  • Feed rate: 2200 t/h based on wharf conveyor operations

 

Impala Burnside Terminal

Sandvik

Darrow, Louisiana, USA

2011-2013

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  • Bituminous and Sub-Bituminous Coal, multi – grade, heterogeneous properties

  • Design Capacity: 6600 to 8300 tph

  • Shiploader Conveyor Length: 872’

  • Travelling Shiploader w/tripper

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural Engineer of Record

 

Port of Sept-Ile Pointe-Noire Quai No. 35

Sandvik

Sept-Îles, Quebec, Canada

2012-2014

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  • 2 Shiploaders + trippers

  • Iron Ore

  • Design Capacity: 8,000 tph

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural Engineer of Record

 

Westshore Terminals

Sandvik

Delta, British Columbia, Canada

2013-2018

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  • Bituminous coking coal and thermal coal with varying fines and moisture content

  • Shiploader

    • Capacity: 8000 tph

    • Belt width: 2440mm

    • Belt speed: 4.8m/s

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural Engineer of Record

 

Canpotex Portland Shiploader

Sandvik

Portland, Oregon, USA

2013-2014

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  • Material: Potash

  • Design Capacity: 6480 to 8640 tph

  • Travelling Shiploader

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural Engineer of Record

 

Hamilton Lake Terminal

FWS

G3 Canada Limited

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

2016

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  • Materials: Grain

  • Capacity: 1500 tph

  • Manufacturer: Neuero Industrietechnik

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural Engineer of Record

 

Fraser Grain Terminal

FWS

Parrish & Heimbecker, Limited

Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

2018-2020

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  • Three fixed tower shiploaders

  • Capacity: 2000 tph

  • Materials: Grain

  • Manufacturer: PHB Inc.

MGA Scope of Work:

  • Structural and Mechanical Engineer of Record

 
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