Phoenix Warehouse

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Development of a new quay warehouse (referred to as the Phoenix Warehouse) for a wide variety of dry bulk products, equipped with a sliding roof and having a capacity of 35.000 tons.

Phoenix Warehouse 1

Project description

European Bulk Services (EBS) operates in the Botlek area in Rotterdam a dry bulk terminal for intermediate storage of mineral bulk, agribulk and biomass products. The terminal has a total annual throughput of approx. 8 million tons, and a total land area of 30ha. In addition to open storage areas, the deep see quay is equipped with two rail mounted gantry cranes and several warehouses for roofed intermediate storage of dry bulk products.

This fully customized quay warehouse under quay crane reach is constructed out of reinforced concrete. The warehouse has a footprint of 90m long by 35m wide and the concrete walls extend to 17 meters above the ground. The state-of-the-art roof consists of steel structured sliding roof sections, remotely operable from the quay crane cabin. The interior of the warehouse is subdivided into three compartments for optimum multi-purpose us.

Phoenix Warehouse 2

Services provided by Em Pedra Port Consultancy

  • Business case study assistance
  • Programme of requirements, conceptual design, final design and tender documents
  • Tendering and contracting
  • Project Management during execution



Country: The Netherlands
Location: Rotterdam
Client: European Bulk Services Beneficiary: European Bulk Services
Design: Em Pedra Port Consultancy Project management: Em Pedra
Start date: 2012 End date: 2013

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