Rostock Port Hafen-Entwicklungs­gesellschaft mbH

Ports / freight handling companies

Relocation of the control center

of the coal storage site


  • Relocating the control center of the coal storage facility, while simultaneously upgrading the automation system to Simatic S7 during uninterrupted operation (ensuring the continuous coal supply of the Rostock Power Plant)


  • Conducting a study on the most efficient solution
  • Detailed project plan, long-term planning and preparation
  • Successive conversion of individual subsystems to the new automation system
  • Creation of transitional solutions with interface to the old system

Customer Benefits

  • Improved working conditions by relocating the control center into a new building
  • Uninterrupted operation, no downtime costs, completion of the project on schedule as all system automation activities were slotted into scheduled coaling breaks of the power plant