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NFST Annual Conference

Farm Visit with a Twist -

Wednesday 22nd November

This year’s Pre-Conference Farm Visit will be at Bristol Docks!



Royal Portbury Dock


At Avonmouth Dock vessels up to 40,000 dwt can be discharged and loaded. Currently handling a wide variety of cargoes such as aggregate, animal feed, grain, wood pellets, minerals and coal.

An interesting and detailed tour of the Dockyard is being organised on Wednesday 22nd October.  There will be a mini bus leaving the hotel at approximatly 1.30pm.  Alternatively delegates may drive directly to the Dockyard although details of vehicles will be required in advance.  Please specify on the Booking Form


The bulk terminal at RPD handles vessels up to 130,000 dwt discharging coal and animal feeds and loading grain. RPD has the largest sea lock in the UK with dimensions of 42.7m beam x 365.7m length x 14.5m arrival draft.

There are 2 x 300m berths with four discharge units with a discharge rate of 25,000 mt / 24 hrs. In addition there is a grain loader capable of loading panamax sized vessels. Linked to the berth by the conveyor is a coal stockyard with a 750,000 mt capacity, two animal feed and grain warehouses with a 200,000 mt capacity and grain silos with a capacity of 15,000 mt. The bulk stockyard is rail connected for delivery of coal to the end user.








                             


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