Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Super six for SAL

September 16 - SAL Heavy Lift's vessel Lone has shipped six units of heavy project cargo, weighing a total of 2,219 tonnes, for a refinery and petrochemical complex project in Vietnam.

The consignment included a riser, two stripper columns, a PP splitter, a debutaniser and a demethaniser, which had a total volume of 19,405 cu m.

Three of the large pieces were shipped above deck, including the 119-tonne riser, a 902-tonne stripper measuring 37 m long and the 779-tonne PP splitter; while the 117-tonne stripper, 70-tonne debutaniser and 233-tonne and 61 m long demethaniser were stored below deck.

Due to the PP splitter's length of 95 m, the unit had to be discharged on the starboard side of the vessel, which required the ship to perform a 180-degree turn during discharge operations. Lone used its DP (dynamic positioning) system to complete the turn without tug assistance, explained SAL.

A number of SAL's other heavy lift vessels have taken part in this huge project, which has involved the shipment of around 220,000 tonnes of cargo so far, and continues to provide the company with work.

Watch a video of this project below:

 

 

See a selection of photos from the project below:

 

 

 

 

 

www.sal-heavylift.com

Heavy Lift | News

Modulift performs locomotive lift thumbnail image

Modulift performs locomotive lift

May 24 - Modulift has provided equipment to lift a steam locomotive, built in 1926, on behalf of Swanage Railway, a tourist attraction in the UK.
Views: 167
Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia thumbnail image

Fesco and RZD team up to link Europe and Asia

May 24 - Fesco Transportation Group and Russian Railways Logistics (RZD Logistics) are launching a Trans-Siberian multimodal service to expedite the delivery of goods from Japan to Europe via Russia.
Views: 203
USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico thumbnail image

USA ends steel and aluminium tariffs on Canada and Mexico

May 24 - The USA is removing steel and aluminium tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, with all retaliatory tariffs on US goods and any pending litigation also coming to an end.
Views: 186

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.