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site name Bruks-Siwertell
site name Bruks-Siwertell

Ship unloader - Colombia

Yellow Siwertell Ship unloader in operation

Modernising port with Siwertell unloaders

This Siwertell ship unloader was ordered by Graneles S.A. to replace existing grab-type handling equipment in the port of Beunaventura in Colombia.


The unloader is located in the port of Buenaventura. It was commissioned to be used for grain and fertilisers, discharging the materials into trucks or onto belt conveyors.

Siwertell unloaders for grain and fertilisers have been in operation since 1974 for barges and ships up to 120,000 dwt. They provide efficient, environment-friendly operation at high capacities.

Main measures

Length of vertical arm               18.5m
Length of horisontal arm           20.0m
Rail gauge length                      10.0m
Height of rail/horisontal arm      11.75m

For more information, please contact us

Sales Manager, Latin America

Patrik Henryson

+46 702524634

  • Ship unloading
  • Grain

Graneles S.A

Additional facts

Unloader model

ST 490-F, rail-mounted

Unloading capacity (grain)

600 t/h

Unloading capacity (fertiliser)


Maximum ship size

30,000 dwt

Total weight


3.8926, -77.065873