AEC discharge Petcoke in Teesport, UK

The long term AEC period vessel, MV Four Diamond, 34,053 dwat Box Shaped Bulker, Built 2011, discharged a full cargo of Petcoke in Teesport on the River Tees. The discharging was performed with shore cranes and grabs via hoppers into trucks.
The cargo had been loaded in Wilmington, Delaware for account Messrs Energy.

After Teesport the vessel proceeded to Belgium to load Steel Products for the U.S. Gulf.


MV Four Diamond berthed ‘starboard to’ at Teesport


Portside view


Discharging into hoppers


All hatches open