W.I.S. successfully ship sub-station from Italy to Kazakhstan

Another challenge for W.I.S. came this summer as they dealt with the delivery of two sub-station sections from Porto Marghera to Kazakhstan (56.3 x 14.7 x 8.9 m, 823,300 kg & 24.5 x 14.7 x 8.9 m, 422,400 kg respectively).

The operations within this shipment also included:

  • Preparation and installation of grillage
  • Preparation of barge
  • Lashing & securing
  • L/S/D and welding

“The sections were loaded by means of SPMT trailers, the configuration of which for the 823 T cargo being 84 axles. The sub-sections were carried from FCA Producer’s yard at Ravenna port to on-loading pier, to be loaded on an RO/RO barge.”

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