Ironsand Loading

Our Marine personnel with a wide range of expertise provide Pilotage and Cargo Loading Services to our Clients who conduct these unique operations at Taharoa in beautiful New Zealand.

The ETL Group with our highly qualified and experienced Pilots / Load Supervisors provide excellent support services to these unique Slurry Loading operations at Taharoa – New Zealand Steel Mining’s facility, which paves the way for our clients to achieve their project outcomes in a timely, cost-effective and environmentally friendly manner.

The Taharoa Terminal is the only Ironsand Loading Terminal in the world where Ironsand is loaded in slurry form onto a vessel. Since ETL’s involvement in this venture, NZSM has efficiently shipped / exported 3 million DMT of Ironsand from Taharoa in an incident free, safe, regulatory and timely manner.

Some of our support services include:
Safely Mooring / Unmooring vessel’s to the SBM.
Ensuring safe conduct of the vessel while moored to the SBM.
Ship Loading and monitoring services.
Liaison between Export vessel and Operation / Pumping control ashore
Setting up Operating & Training Standards for Terminals in consultation with Governmental Regulatory bodies.

We remain committed to providing Safe, Quality, Cost effective and Timely services, while maintaining our record of safety excellence in all of our operations.

For any of the services above, or to discuss other project requirements overseas or within New Zealand please contact us.

“It was a pleasure to cooperate with the Terminal and Personnel. Looking forward to our next visit to AWE FPSO Umuroa”

Captain Cwchryta Tomasz
MV British Swift, BP Shipping Ltd