Tripoli West project cargo unloaded in Libya

Tripoli West project cargo unloaded in Libya

Photo source: DAKO Worldwide Transport

The Tripoli West power project in Libya has seen the second load of project cargo reach Tripoli.DAKO Worldwide Transport handled the delivery of more turbines and generators for the 671 MW project. 

In a brief statement through its social media channels, DAKO Worldwide Transport, noted that the second load included the second batch of turbines and generators ranging between 183 and 221 tons unit weight, totalling 2,300 tons.

The loading in Hamburg took place earlier this month and it was completed in cooperation with DAKO’s client, Wallmann & Co. and the shipping company Sloman Neptun Schiffahrts. The project cargo was delivered onboard Sloman Neptun’s MPP, the Sloman Dispatcher with a 300-ton lift capacity. DAKO will also handle project cargo deliveries from China and Indonesia for the Tripoli West development.

Photo source: DAKO Worldwide Transport

Tripoli West power project

In 2017, Turkish engineering firm ENKA in consortium with Siemens signed the contract for the construction of the fast-track project of Tripoli West 671 MW simple cycle power plant in Libya. The contract for the project including supply and installation of gas turbine units was signed with the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to meet growing electricity demand of Libya.

The project is based on a power island configuration for four SGT5-PAC 2000E Siemens combustion turbine generator units. The turbines of the plants will be dual-fuel fired with light fuel oil and natural gas.

The project construction began in November last year and is scheduled for completion on near the end of January 2022.

Author: Adnan Bajic

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