PELLET TERMINAL STRETCHES MILE TO SEA

Description of novel iron ore pellets, shiploading terminal, extending mile to sea, built in Port Latta ( Tasmania ) to handle 2500 tph output from Savage River magnetite mine; basic concept of shiploading facility was to create buoy-type, offshore anchorage that vessels could approach and depart from with or without tug assistance; pellets are loaded with help of 48-in. wide, 5860 ft long approach conveyor and two slewing-bridge type shiploaders; details of anchorage of structures are shown.

  • Corporate Authors:

    McGraw-Hill, Incorporated

    330 West 42nd Street
    New York, NY  USA  10036
  • Authors:
    • Soros, P
  • Publication Date: 1969-2-2

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  • Accession Number: 00002283
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1973 12:00AM