FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

NAME OF FACILITY:
Bird Port, Corporation Road, Newport, Gwent. NP19 4RE United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1633 281040
Fax: +44 (0)1633 273826

E-mail: admin@birdport.co.uk

CONTACTS
Chris Davies - Port Manager
Michael Marles - Dock Manager
Peter O'Brien - Business Development Manager / Ships Agent
Marc Mansfield - Administration & Logistics Manager
Pauline Llewellyn - Administration Assistant
WORKING HOURS
Monday - Thursday 08.00am - 16.30pm
Friday - 08.00am - 15.30pm
DISCHARGING RATE
Coils: 25 - 50 units per/hr depending on weight, size & stow.
Long Products: 100 - 120 tonnes per/hr
Bulk: 250 - 400 tonnes per/hr
DOCK
The dock has a flat concrete bottom with a covering of silt and meets with the ordinary requirements of NAABSA but with the ability to retain up to 6.2 metres of water depending on tidal conditions.
BERTH LENGTH
225 metres
METHOD OF DISCHARGE AND CRANAGE
Overhead gantry crane. - 40 tonne
NCK Eiger Rope Crane - 80 tonne
Utilising 'C' Hooks, Plasticised Web Straps & Steel Web Straps
2 x Cactus Grabs
1 x 10 cubic metre Clam Shell Grab.
METHOD OF TRANSFER
6 x Yard Shunter Lorries
GOODS FROM QUAY TO WAREHOUSE
1 x 42 tonne Forklift truck
1 x 32 tonne Forklift truck
1 x 16 tonne Forklift truck
2 x 8 tonne Forklift trucks
These trucks are permanently based at Bird Port. A wide range of additional trucks are available on a daily basis from the Cargo Services (UK) Ltd South Wales fleet.
WAREHOUSING
15,000 square metres of purpose built covered warehouse, each bay fitted with individual overhead gantry cranes (10 - 30 tonnes capacity) with telescopic coil lifters.
RAIL TERMINAL
Purpose built covered rail terminal for receiving cargo to & from Bird Port.
OPEN STORAGE AND EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE
8 Hectares (80,000 square metres available)
2 x Volvo loading shovels - 2 x Bob Cat loading shovels
Liebherr Hydraulic Excavator
DISTANCE - QUAY TO WAREHOUSE
Minimum 5 metres - Maximum 45 metres
MEANS USED TO RELOAD GOODS ON TRUCK
7 Internal loading bays each with overhead gantry cranes.(10 - 30 tonnes capacity). Forklift trucks.
EXTRA FACILITY
Coil tipping facility from Eye to Sky to On the roll - Vertical to Horizontal (or vice versa).
TALLYMEN
Yes - Allocated to each Vessel
CHECKING/TALLY OF GOODS ONCE DISCHARGED
Full out turn report on discharge of vessel usually in 5 working days.
RAIN
Sensitive cargo is not handled or discharged during inclement weather.
OVERTIME
To meet demand.
OVERTIME EXPENSES
(Steel Cargo)
POA
VESSEL DUES
POA
BOATMEN
POA
TRUCK LOADING CAPACITY PER DAY
No limitation
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