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Port Operations

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With decades of experience in port operations and ship loading, GNT is the expert in receiving and managing materials. Your value added:

  • loading vessels on time and schedule
  • assurance of safety and best practices
  • adherence to rules and regulations
  • know-how and capacity to properly store materials on site

At our own port facilities, we own the ship loading equipment and other heavy equipment to receive and manage materials. In other locations where we operate internationally, we arrange and control the necessary gear and equipment.

GNT will provide any forestry project or other international shipping endeavours with skillful port operations advice and services.

Our ship loading facilities are located at Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia and Dalhousie, New Brunswick.

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  • Dalhousie Woodchip Loading Facility

    Truck Receiving:
    WEIGHTRONICS 100 ton 90′ (27.432 m)

    Chip Van Receiving:
    50T 45 B.I.D. Canada Transportable Truck Dumper c/w Hydraulic Power Unit

    Screw Reclaimer:
    B.I.D. Canada 800 tons per hour 3 Screw Reclaim and Lump Breaker

    Conveyor System:

    3 stage free fall fixed conveyor rated at 600 tons per hour
    48″ Belt with Cleats
    Air draft is of 17.5 m

    Outreach of ship loader to fender fence
    11 m min to 16.2 m max

    Storage Capacity: (Roundwood)
    20,000-ton capacity roundwood

    Storage Pad Capacity: (Wood Chips)
    12,000 m2 – 5″ Highway Grade Asphalt Pad
    42,000 Ton Capacity

    Wharf: (West)
    Load limit Structure (H20-S16 Max Railway Loading)
    Wharf face has 26 Bollards over a 355 m length
    Max low tide 10.3 Draft

  • Sheet Harbour Shiploading Terminal

    Chip Pile Reclaim:
    B.I.D. 3 Screw Reclaim
    & Lump Breaker

    Conveyors:
    60″ wide, fixed & moveable ERIEZ Electromagnet for 60″ belt MILLTRONICS 60″ belt scale.

    Shiploader:
    Self-powered Moveable Conveyor Loader

    Ship Trimmer:
    SVEDALA 4-42″ Jet Slinger

    Wharf:
    152 m long concrete caisson structure, built 1987 Mooring Buoys & two 100 ton land bollards Maximum loaded draft 11.0 m at LLW, tide + 1.5 m Tugboat service, up to 5000 hp available.

    Loading Capacity (max):
    1200 tons per hour

  • Sheet Harbour Chipping Facility

    Truck Receiving:
    WEIGHTRONICS 100 ton
    80 ft (26m) scale

    Chip Van Receiving:
    RADAR 65 ton 65 ft (20m)
    fixed truck dump

    B.I.D. CANADA 50 ton
    portable truck dump

    Chipmill:
    FUJI-KING KD/4-90
    Trough Debarker, 90 ft (27m)

    CAE Machinery 76″
    – 8 knife chipper

    Screening:
    ERIEZ Electromagnet
    for 30″ belt

    B.I.D. Disc Scalping Screens
    B.I.D. Twin 24″ Distribution Screw Conveyors
    2 – BM&M 12′ x 20′ Gyratory Twin Deck Screens
    48″ – 8 knife re-chipper

    Storage Capacity:
    Roundwood – 50,000 tons

    Chips – 8″ (200 mm)
    14,000 m2 cement pad

    Additional chip storage
    area – 6,000 m2

    Chips – total storage
    120,000 tons

    Testing Lab:
    2 – ovens
    Chip analyzer

    Production Capacity:
    400,000 tons per year

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