Worldwide Project Consortium

Remarkable transformer project in Macau by Wangfoong

Jun 24, 2021

For this most remarkable transport project ever in Macau – the heaviest transformers to be delivered, the project team of Wangfoong Transportation, member to the Worldwide Project Consortium (WWPC) for Hong Kong, spent more than a year in planning from logistics engineering to final operation. Under COVID-19, numerous challenging factors includes quarantine for project crews, equipment mobilization with import and export formality, overcome the site restrictions, closely working with clients at the site, and unexpected delay of mother vessel in final port, which got managed and all issues controlled and solved ensuring the delivery of the transformers and reactors on time.

Cargo details:

  • Transformers and reactors:
    - 4 units x 10.4 x 3.45 x 3.95 m, 187 ton, total 748 ton
    - 2 units x 6.4 x 3.3 x 4.2 m, 82 ton, total 164 ton
  • Accessories:
    - 213 crates total around 1700 CBM

Scope of work:

  • Cargo receiving from mother vessel in Hong Kong and deliver to Macau
  • Cargo lashing, space arrangement of feeder vessels
  • Equipment mobilization includes feeder vessels, floating crane barge, SPMT, heavy trailers
  • Port and import / export formality in Macau
  • Transformers and reactors loaded by floating crane barge onto the SPMT at Macau port
  • Mid-night delivery (SPMT) from Macau port to jobsite with police escort
  • Unload and position of transformers by hydraulic jacking system and turning table
  • Final shifting for 187 ton and 82 ton without crane, within 1 cm allowance