Project logistics

Collett moves 68-tonne transformer from Slovenia to UK

PRESS RELEASE – Collett & Sons have delivered a 68-tonne electrical transformer from the manufacturing facility in Ljubljana, Slovenia to a substation in Tilbury, Essex.

Collett was contracted by Kolektor to deliver the electrical transformer, which measured 6.98 by 2.4 by x 3.82 metres, to its required substation delivery site in Tilbury, Essex alongside multiple trailer loads of ancillary equipment required for the project.

Utilising their equipment, the Collett’s heavy-lift team loaded the electrical transformer at its point of manufacture and transported it to the UK via the Port of Vlaardingen.

After arrival in the UK, the cargo and equipment were transported to the company’s dedicated Goole Heavy Lift Terminal for storage and handling ahead of onward shipment to their final destination.

Once delivered to Tilbury, Collett’s team utilised their specialist hydraulic jacking and skidding equipment to manoeuvre the 68-tonne transformer into its required position.

With the installation of the main unit completed, the company then utilised a 55-tonne mobile crane to offload and install the remaining ancillary items.

The project took 6 weeks to complete and involved several business teams, including the European department, the engineering team and the heavy-lift team.

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Project logistics

Collett moves 68-tonne transformer from Slovenia to UK

PRESS RELEASE – Collett & Sons have delivered a 68-tonne electrical transformer from the manufacturing facility in Ljubljana, Slovenia to a substation in Tilbury, Essex.

Collett was contracted by Kolektor to deliver the electrical transformer, which measured 6.98 by 2.4 by x 3.82 metres, to its required substation delivery site in Tilbury, Essex alongside multiple trailer loads of ancillary equipment required for the project.

Utilising their equipment, the Collett’s heavy-lift team loaded the electrical transformer at its point of manufacture and transported it to the UK via the Port of Vlaardingen.

After arrival in the UK, the cargo and equipment were transported to the company’s dedicated Goole Heavy Lift Terminal for storage and handling ahead of onward shipment to their final destination.

Once delivered to Tilbury, Collett’s team utilised their specialist hydraulic jacking and skidding equipment to manoeuvre the 68-tonne transformer into its required position.

With the installation of the main unit completed, the company then utilised a 55-tonne mobile crane to offload and install the remaining ancillary items.

The project took 6 weeks to complete and involved several business teams, including the European department, the engineering team and the heavy-lift team.

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