Vicentín SAIC

Private Grain/ Vegetables Oils Terminal owned by Vicentin SAIC, inaugurated 1987.

Vessels berth on dolphins, berthing frontage 140 m with outlying moorning dolphins 95 m ahead, 60 m asterm. Depth alongside at datum 11, 60 m (38ft); air clearance 24, 5 m at datum with loading arm in horizontal position. Cargo transferred front flats/silos by two conveyor belts to overhead loading gallery which supported on three reinforced concrete towers stepped adjacent to dolphins. Towers fitted three multidirectional loading arms having vertical chutes and fitted with mechanical trimmers. Maximum loading rate grain 1200 ton, by products 700 ton per belt and can load two products simultaneously. Berth fitted with 2x6”/10” pipelines for loading vegoil, loadrate 800 TPH and vegoil also loaded at adjacent ICI (Ex-Duperial) berth via 1x10” pipeline. Terminal storage grain/pellets 323.000 ton, vegoil 90700 ton. Reception from trucks 1400 TPH. Parking space 480 trucks plus additional adjacent space. Exports 2008 grain/by products 5, 15 millons tons.

Berth also has good barge discharging facilities on its inner side whole convoys of barges coming from upriver ports can be accommodated, grain/pellets being discharged via two suction units onto conveyor belt fitted on South end of berth. Bulk sulphur for adjacent ICI (Ex Duperial)Terminal also discharged at this berth using ship´s gear with grab discharge to hoppers placed over above mentioned conveyor belt and on carried via series of additional conveyor belts.