Main contractor Petrojet has awarded Bedeschi the supply of the first port facility in Egypt for fertilizer export as part of the realization of the new industrial area for fertilizers production from phosphates ordered by the egyptian NCIC. The plant is located at Sokhna, Red Sea. The scope of supply includes an automatic storage for stacking and reclaiming with a capacity up to 100.000 tons of fertilizers gathered from the production site nearby.
Thanks to a complex system of belt conveyors the material is handled to the quay where a mobile ship loader on rubber-tires loads ships with a capacity of 900 t/h. Bedeschi has been chosen among the competitors as it is the only company able to provide both stacking and reclaiming system and export and shiploading machines. Moreover, there is a modern system of air filters for keeping the environment clean when moving the material avoiding splillages and dust pollution. The equipment includes n. 2 reclaimers, 14 belt conveyors, 7 link conveyors and a shiploader.