Ronez imports bulk cement and ground granulated blast-furnace slag (GGBS) to the Channel Islands using their own ship, the MV Ronez.
The MV Ronez is a self-pneumatic discharging vessel and was built in 1982 at Konstruktiebedrijf Van Aalst Koudekerk in Holland. She carries approx 950 tonne of cement and is regulated under UK flagstate. She has 7 crew who all work a 6 hour shift, then rest for 6 hours.
The cement and GGBS is transferred from the 500 tonne silo terminals in both Islands to the concrete and concrete products manufacturing facilities.
|Flag||United Kingdom / Channel Island Management|
|Built||1982, Scheepswerf van Goor Monnickendam BV, Monnickendam, Netherlands|
|Call Sign||G C J P|
|Type of Vessel||Pneumatic Self Discharging Cement Carrier|
|Dimensions||Length: 62.19 m|
|Beam: 10.03 m|
|Max Airdraft inc Ariel: 25.20m (Even Keel)|
|Lowest Airdraft: 11.50 m (Even Keel) Masts and Ariel lowered|
|GT / NT||870.00 mt / 282.00 mt|
|Hold Capacity||2 holds: No. 1 – 458.5 mt / No.2 – 461.50 mt|
|Speed||abt. 10.00 knots|
|Consumption||abt 2.72 mt per day with discharge equipment at full capacity|
|Main Engine||Stork Werkspoor|
|Communication||Fitted with Mobile/Satellite phone & E-Mail access|
|Loading Rate||Max. 350 mt/h|
|Discharging Rate||abt. 100-125 mt/h|
|Loading Equipment||By gravity in to 3 separate inlets on each hold positioned Port, Starboard and Mid-ship at 600mm diameter|
|Self Discharging Equipment||By pneumatic discharge at 3 Bar on 6” line, eight bolt, e-flange.This can be delivered to range of pipes from 350mm – 100mm on quay Vessel can also load road tanker directly with 100mm hose, expelling air back to the vessel hold|
The M V Ronez.