TRANSGERMA Riedl & Kiehntopf GmbH Bremen, was awarded the contract by Siemens AG Energy Sector Offenbach, to move their power plants Sohar 2 und Barka 3 via the ports of Sohar and Port Sultan Qaboos to Sohar site and Barka site in Oman.
Both power plants comprised approx. each 40.000 FRT of project cargo. For each power plant 2 gas turbines weighing 310 mtons and 2 generators weighing 343 mtons were shipped by Siemens from their USA works and Berlin respectively by means of self geared H/L vessels. Additional we had to move two steam sections, consisting of each 1 steam turbine from Siemens Mülheim works weighing in total 255 mtons plus 1 generator from USA weighing 343 mtons.
Included in our scope of services for these extensive contracts was to arrange the import customs clearance, to perform the port handling and inland transportation to the individual sites and placing onto foundation of the heavy components like turbines and generators. Also we had to take care of all the concerned transports and freights of Containers, RORO and Airfreight cargo from Europe, China and Indonesia upto each project site.
All pier-handling, transportation and lifting and skidding as well as all operation- and customs related documentation is being coordinated and monitored by the Muscat located TRANSGERMA REGIONAL MIDDLE EAST OFFICE.