1,500 Tons for Yuzhnouralskaya GRES

1,500 Tons for Yuzhnouralskaya GRES
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On June 19, the team of OAO Sea Port of Saint Petersburg together with experts of OOO Universal Forwarder (UF) reloaded the components of Siemens power unit for Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-2 in Chelyabinsk Oblast.

Overall weight of the consignment reached 1,500 tons. Demag floating crane with the lifting capacity of 350 tons was used for load-out of the heaviest items (308 and 341 tons). The remaining batch components were handled by gantry cranes.

The heavy lift was delivered to the port jetty No. 23 by a specialized BBC line vessel. In order to store the batch of equipment, UF experts installed a special steel structure allowing even load distribution on the jetty.

Delivery of the cargo to construction site is scheduled for the end of July – early August, 2013. Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-2 forms a part of OAO OGK-3. ZAO AtomStroyExport (General Contractor of power plant construction) is the buyer of the power unit.

Also in June, ZiO-Podolsk machine building plant (part of machine building division Rosatom – AtomEnergoMash) shipped an HP superheater (PVD-6) and two intermediate superheaters (PP-21 and PP-22) for Yuzhnouralskaya GRES-2. The equipment is intended for the second power generation unit of the plant. Total weight of shipped equipment made 143 tons.