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Mammoet completes massive heavy lifting and transport project at Colombia refinery

01st April 2015

Mammoet USA announced last week the successful conclusion of a heavy lifting and transport project at the Reficar Refinery, the largest refinery in Colombia

Mammoet USA announced last week the successful conclusion of a heavy lifting and transport project at the Reficar Refinery, the largest refinery in Colombia
The scope of lifting and transport services for this project was large and diverse with over 1,000 lifts and moves with 150 of the lifts weighing 100 tons or more.

Mammoet was contracted to assist in the modernization and expansion of the refinery in 2011.

The scope of lifting and transport services for this project was large and diverse with over 1,000 lifts and moves with 150 of the lifts weighing 100 tons or more.

Strict coordination and planning was crucial to meet the construction schedule and in order to maximize construction efficiency Mammoet served as a key contractor handling all overland transport, inland shipping and on-site lifting.

At the peak of the project, Mammoet provided over 121 cranes ranging in capacity from 18 to 1,350 tons. Other equipment included 154 axle lines of Self Propelled Modular Trailers (SPMTs), 48 lines of conventional modular trailers and a 900-ton gantry lift system.

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