Pneumatic Ship and Barge Unloaders up to 40.000 DWT Vessels

Enhancing Port Efficiency: A Deep Dive into KOVAKO® and KINTEC™ Pneumatic Ship and Barge Unloaders for Vessels up to 40,000 DWT. In the bustling world of maritime dry bulk conveying, efficiency is the name of the game. Ports around the globe are constantly seeking innovative solutions to streamline their operations, maximize throughput, and minimize turnaround times. At the heart of this quest for efficiency lie pneumatic ship and barge unloaders, conveying millions of tons of dry bulk materials, such as cement, fly-as, white cement, and alumina. Among the leading players in this arena are KOVAKO and KINTEC, renowned for their cutting-edge technology and unrivaled performance for vessels up to 40,000 Deadweight Tonnage (DWT).

Unveiling KOVAKO® and KINTEC™: Pioneers in Pneumatic Ship Unloading


KOVAKO® – The original pneumatic ship and barge unloader:

With decades of experience under its belt, KOVAKO® has earned a reputation as a trailblazer in pneumatic ship unloading solutions. Their systems are designed to handle a diverse range of bulk materials. KOVAKO ship unloaders are offered in three standard models that match optimal unloading capacity with typical vessel sizes – eliminating added costs associated with custom design. They are available as either diesel or electric-powered and in multiple configurations – making it easy to match a KOVAKO ship unloader model to any terminal application.


Lion Bulk Handling is an authorized supplier of (FLSmidth Cement) Kovako ship and barge unloaders.

KINTEC™ – Customised Unloading Solutions

In ship and barge unloading, KINTEC™ is a leading provider of pneumatic conveying solutions. Leveraging advanced engineering and state-of-the-art technology, KINTEC’s systems are engineered to handle the unique challenges of ship and barge unloading operations with precision and efficiency. From river ports to coastal terminals, KINTEC’s solutions empower ports to handle bulk cargo with ease, regardless of the vessel size. 

KINTEC is committed to innovation and reliability, delivering solutions that optimize port efficiency while minimizing environmental impact.


KINTEC™ is a Lion Bulk Handling Brand.

Key Features and Advantages

  1. High Capacity Handling: KOVAKO and KINTEC pneumatic unloaders are capable of handling vast quantities of bulk materials, facilitating rapid unloading of vessels of up to 40,000 DWT. This high-capacity handling ensures swift turnaround times, minimizing berthing delays and optimizing port throughput.
  2. Material Handling: One of the standout features of KOVAKO and KINTEC unloaders is their ability to handle delicate bulk materials with care
  3. Versatility and Adaptability: From the type of bulk material to the specifications of the vessel, KOVAKO and KINTEC unloaders are highly versatile and adaptable. Their designs allow seamless integration into existing port infrastructure, while customizable configurations cater to specific operational requirements.
  4. Efficient Dust Control: Dust emissions pose a significant challenge in bulk handling operations, impacting worker safety and environmental compliance. KOVAKO and KINTEC unloaders are equipped with advanced dust control systems, mitigating airborne particles and ensuring a safe and clean working environment.

Driving Efficiency and Sustainability

The deployment of KOVAKO and KINTEC pneumatic ship and barge unloaders represents a paradigm shift in port operations, driving efficiency, sustainability, and competitiveness. By streamlining the unloading process, minimizing material losses, and reducing environmental footprint, these systems are instrumental in shaping the future of maritime dry bulk handling logistics.


In an era defined by rapid globalization and increasing trade volumes, ports play a pivotal role as gateways of commerce. The adoption of advanced pneumatic ship and barge unloaders from industry leaders like KOVAKO and KINTEC is not just a strategic investment; it’s a commitment to excellence, innovation, and sustainable growth. As ports continue to evolve and expand, embracing these cutting-edge solutions will be essential for staying ahead of the curve and unlocking new levels of efficiency and competitiveness.


Contact our Sales and Engineering department for more information about our Ship-To-Silo Unloaders or our other dry bulk application solutions.

Lion Bulk Handling Solutions

In conclusion, investing in efficient bulk handling systems is paramount for businesses looking to streamline their operations and maximize productivity. Whether you’re in the manufacturing, cement, offshore or maritime industry, optimizing your material handling processes can lead to significant cost savings and improved efficiency.

If you’re interested in learning more about how bulk handling systems can benefit your business, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our team of experts is here to provide you with tailored solutions and answer any questions you may have. Contact us today for more information and take the first step towards enhancing your operations.

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