Atlantic Huron

Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway

MV Atlantic Huron was built in 1984 and converted to a self-unloading vessel in 1989.

The unloading system features hopper shaped cargo holds, hydraulic cargo gates, two tunnel conveyors, a ‘C’ Loop elevating belt and a unloading boom.

The variable speed unloading system consists of hoppered holds with 35-degree slopes and hydraulically operated gates. Two tunnel conveyors run the length of the vessel and feed two cross conveyors that run athwartship. A single loop belt elevating system that raises the material to the main deck and onto the vessel’s 79 m unloading boom. The boom hood allows for dust free discharges.

MV Atlantic Huron is wholly owned and operated by CSL.

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Technical specifications
Classification Registered Lloyds Class + 100 A1
Year Built 1984, converted in 1989
Horsepower BHP: 10,943 | kW: 8,160
Deadweight 36,920 tonnes
Gross tonnage 23,054 tonnes
Net tonnage 8,477 tonnes
Length Overall 224.50 m
Breadth moulded 23.12 m
Length B.P. (Lpp) 217.82 m
Depth (MLD) 14.12 m
Draft (in fresh water) - Summer 9.46 m
Draft (in fresh water) - Seaway 8.08 m
Deadweight - Summer 34,658 LT | 35,214 tonnes
Deadweight - Seaway 28,037 LT | 28,487 tonnes
Length of Boom 79.00 m
Number of Cargo Holds 5
Total Hold Capacity (including hatches) 36,998 cubic metres
Discharge Rate - Coal 4,000 mt/hr
Discharge Rate - Ore 5,500 mt/hr

Atlantic Huron