EGL Put its mark in CAIRO WEST power plant

EGL Put its mark in CAIRO WEST power plant

One more project accomplished by EGL subsidiary of Kadmar Group

On 10th September 2018, it was announced that Egyptian Global Logistics, known as EGL subsidiary of Kadmar Group, had won the bid of transporting 6 heavy transformers from Alexandria/ El-Dekhila Port to Cairo-West site.

Project is still on-going but EGL managed to complete the transport operation of the first transformer weighting 60 tons to the power plant site in November 2018. The transportation process was not smooth as expected as the site located 20 km from Central Cairo and was in congested area. One of the biggest challenges was to coordinate with related authorities such as an escort, a national company for road services and an electricity company for power lines.

Through engineering solutions, EGL succeed to reduce and overcome obstacles and delivered a transformer to the site on time.

Details of the load:

  • 4 X Transformer Main Body

Weight: 228 Tons

Dimensions: (Length) 6.90m X (Width) 4.40m X (Height) 4.95m

  • 1 X Transformer Body

Weight: 60 Tons

Dimensions: (Length) 8.30m X (Width) 3.40m X (Height) 3.9m

  • 1 X Transformer Main Body

Weight: 58 Tons

Dimensions: (Length) 7.10m X (Width) 3.60m X (Height) 3.6m

EGL’s scope of work included:

1)         Port handling (under hook)

2)         Port shift to Kadmar Bonded Storage Yard (inside port)

3)         Customs clearance

4)         Manage all permits related to transportations from port to site.

5)         Assign safe and good parking area (during transportation process) with some activities of civil work

6)         Deliver Transformers from port to site

I.    Hydraulic Modular 12 Axles – Prime Mover 4 X 8

II.   1 X Low-bed Trailer

III.  5 X Flat-bed Trailers for accessories

IV.  Total manpower of 30 persons

These were equipment used for their first shipment, but more will be required during project peak time at the end of May 2019.

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