Heat Exchangers for Solar Power Plant
Shipment of exchangers from France to the USA
Bertling successfully handled the transportation by road, barge and heavy lift vessels of six heat exchangers weighing 325Te each. The exchangers are part of a process to generate steam for turbines using parabolic mirrors in the desert in Arizona.
First exchanger arrives
The first exchanger arriving in St. Marcel (France) from Chalon (France) on a 16-axle modular trailer.
The 450Te gantry crane lifting the exchanges into the barge at St. Marcel (France).
The first exchanger landed safely in the barge. The exchangers were barged in pairs via the Saone & Rhone rivers from St. Marcel (France) to Fos sur Mer (France) on the Mediterranean coast.
Loading on heavy lift vessel
At Fos, each exchanger was lifted directly from the barge to the heavy lift vessel.
Lashing and securing on board of the heavy lift vessel.
Arrival to the USA
The exchangers being discharged from the heavy lift vessel in Houston (USA).
Loading on rail wagons
Each exchanger was landed to the client's own 24-axle rail wagons for delivery to site in Arizona.