Combined Cycle El Kureimat

Branch in charge:    
Germany

Destination:     
El Kureimat, Egypt

Cargo:    
Equipment for 750 mw combined cycle project

Volume:    
6,000 frt

Job description:

Two transformer 843 x 358 x 522 cm weighing 199 t each.

The transformer arrived at Adabija Port on MV “Wilma” early January, 2006. After discharging the transformer were stored onto concrete blocks inside Adabija Port.

Two 301 t generators 1213 x 408 x 512 cm each and two 289 t gasturbines 1093 x 520 x 486 cm each had to be transported by using a 1 x 16 x 3 hydraulic-trailer.

The Kureimat job site is 274 km away from Adabija port.

Combined Cycle Talkha

Branch in charge:    
Germany

Destination:     
Talkha, Egypt

Cargo:    
Equipment for 750 mw combined cycle project

Volume:    
6,000 frt

Job description:

2 x 300 t generators   1214 x 409 x 437 cm each and
2 x 296 t gas turbines 1093 x 520 x 486 cm

to be transported by using 1 x 16 x 3 hydraulic trailer.


Substantial civil works were required because of a number of bridges en route with insufficient air clearance. Certain excavation works under the Fasrkor Bridge (height 6.0 m) were done to obtain an air clearance of 6.5 m. At Sherbeen Bridge (height 5.0 m) a bypass was built. The pedestrian bridge was jacked up to provide sufficient clearance for the cargo and trailer.

The Talkha job site is 61.5 km away from Damietta port.

Cement Plant

Branch in charge:
Germany

Destination:            
El Arish Cement Project, Egypt

Cargo:
Cement Plant

Volume:                  
6,500 frt

Job description:

General and containerized cargo as well as ODC (Over Dimensional Cargo) and heavy pieces up to 96 t from several suppliers in Europe for shipment to Alexandria.

The job site is located 530 km from Alexandria south of El Arish close to Egyptian boarders with Gaza Strip.

A special ferry was used to take the heavy units and to cross the Suez Canal from west to east.

Transformers

Branches in charge:
China
Egypt
Germany

Destination:
Giza & Banha, Egypt

Cargo:
7 main and 3 STG transformers & accessories for two power plants in Egypt

Volume:

13,858 frt

Job description:

The order comprised delivery of 7 main, 3 STG and 6 auxiliary transformer with up to 262 t unitweight and a height of 4.67 m from FOB Bayuquan Port, China up to the job site to be installed on foundations there.

The main challenge for these two projects was on-carriage from the POD up to the job site.

Banha Project is located in the middle of the Delta - 9 bridges had to be strengthened to endure the heavy load. The same applied for 2 bridges in Giza North. The Project cargo was shipped in 3 lots. The vessel discharged Banha cargo in Adabija Port and resumed to Mediterranean Dekheila Port to discharge Giza North cargo. The 1st and 2nd lots were hard to deliver because of the demonstrations in Egypt.

Power Plant Equipment

Branch in charge:
Germany

Destination:
Nubaria, Egypt

Cargo:

Power plant equipment

Volume:

10,000 frt

Job description:

4 gas turbine 310 t and
4 generators  305 t each

from Offenbach, Germany.