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UREA Storage Handling Profertil

The Technology

  • Storage of UREA (granular urea production) in two 75.000t-warehouses
  • Reclaiming and transportation for ship loading and rail and truck loading
  • Ship loading for UREA, Ship loading and uploading for ammonia
  • Four-lane loading facilities (3x train/truck, 1x truck)  with template silo and fully automated vehicle load
Automation System
  • 2 WinCC-Server
  • 6 operator clients
  • 3 SIMATIC S5 155H
  • Redundant industrial Ethernet fiber optic ring
  • Secondary Package Units with 3 SIMATIC 115U (coupling Profibus DP)
  • PC-based database application with connection to PLC for vehicle and customer data management
  • Connection to the parent process control system (Foxboro I / A series with Modbus)
  • 1998 – 2001
Scope of Work AVI
  • specification
  • detailed planning process control system
  • software application S5 and WinCC
  • in-house commissioning
  • training
  • documentation



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