Mammoet and UTC Overseas aid power grid security Dominican Republic
Heavy lift and engineered transport specialist, Mammoet, has partnered with UTC Overseas, to execute a project in the Dominican Republic. The two companies were tasked with handling two 260-tonne Wärtsilä engines.
Mammoet’s USA and Colombia teams partnered with UTC Overseas on port reception, transport, and installation on the foundations of two. The project aims to improve the country’s electricity generation grid in accordance with the national government’s efforts in this matter. The current grid is not functioning at 100 per cent and is costly, due to constant power cuts.
To complete the transport, teams used combined resources of trucks and PST axles on an 80-km journey, utilising a special solution with the ASPEN transport frame and jacking/skidding system for offloading on site.
In addition, Mammoet’s team provided engineering studies and bridge reinforcements in preparation for the move.