Vortex Ship Loading Spout featuring Trimming Spoon

Published: September 28, 2020

Client: Deep Water Port, Louisiana

Material Handled: Bulk Grains

Size and Weight: 22” (.55 m) Opening


The Vortex Trimming Spoon is designed to be mounted at the bottom of a Vortex Ship Loading Spout. Powered by an electric gear motor, the Trimming Spoon offers unlimited rotation in distributing material more evenly within the ship’s hold.

This particular Trimming Spoon is fed through a 22” opening and lined with ¼” thick, vacuum-bonded ceramic tiles to minimize wear and abrasion from the material handled.


The facility loads various grains for export.

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