LASO - Special Transport

Some of the Major Specialized Transportation Operations Performed

Transportation of “Autoclave”

2014-10-30

Transported Load

“Autoclave” – measures: 27.1 m x 6.50 m x 6.50 m and 145 tonnes weight.

Total load dimensions: 50.0 m x 6.50 m x 7.70 m, 286 tonnes weight.

Distance Covered

120 km total distance covered.

Transportation carried out in 3 nights (from 22h00 until 07h00 each night).

Service/transportation characteristics

Equipment used to accomplish this event:

  • 16 axle lines – 8 wheels per axle line – 128 wheels total;
  • 2 x 4 axle tractors with torque converter of 250 tonnes strength; 50 meters length x 3 meters height;
  • 3 pilot vehicles;
  • 1 assistance van;
  • 8 subcontracted assistance vehicles;
  • 1 Forklift;
  • 4 escort BT motorcycles;
  • Own Resources: 2 drivers; 2 pilots, 2 equipment operators; 4 locksmiths.

People involved in the event:

  • Own Resources: 2 drivers; 2 pilots, 2 equipment operators; 4 locksmiths;
  • Subcontracted Resources: 5 people for trees removal; 7 EDP technicians to deviate electrical cables; 4 BT officers.