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14.12.2018

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Delivery of equipment for Ruppur NPP construction, Bangladesh

As part of the construction of the Ruppur NPP, Barrus has delivered large-sized heavy equipment of the melt localization device by sea from the port of Novorossiysk to the port of Mongla/Chittagong, NRB, transshipment to barges and delivery to the river port on the Padma river, and then auto transportation to the construction site.

Rosatom has started the construction of the Ruppur NPP in Bangladesh. Nuclear power plants with two reactors and total capacity of 2400 MW are being built under the Russian project in 160 km from Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Commissioning of the first Ruppur NPP unit is scheduled for 2023, the second – for 2024. Ruppur NPP will provide 10% of the total electricity in Bangladesh.

Barrus has performed a complex of freight forwarding services related to the transportation of equipment from St. Petersburg, Novorossiysk, Ulyanovsk to the construction site of the 1st unit NPP Ruppur, Bangladesh in 2018.

The construction site is located near the village of Ruppur, Pabna river port, people's Republic of Bangladesh.

Barrus has been awarded:

  • Delivery of priority equipment (5 802 m3) by sea from the port of St. Petersburg to the port of Mongla / Chittagong, PRB, road transportation to the construction site
  • Delivery of large-sized heavy-weight equipment for the melt localization device by sea from the port of Novorossiysk to the port of Mongla / Chittagong, PRB, transshipment to barges and delivery to the river port on the Padma river, road transportation to the construction site
  • Organization of a Charter flight for delivery of large-size heavy equipment of the melt localization device from Ulyanovsk to the airport of Dhaka, PRB, road delivery of equipment to the construction site.

Main oversized over-dimensional cargo:

  • Double casing, 667*667*581cm, 146 975,00 kg.
  • Cassette of 1 type: 530*530*115cm, 27 547,00 kg.
  • Cassette of 2 type: 566*566*191cm, 40 740,00 kg.
  • Cassette of 3 type: 566*566*179cm, 60 620,00 kg.
  • Cassette of 3 type: 566*566*179cm, 60 620,00 кг.
  • Thermal protection of housing flange: 590*590*135cm, 20 767,00 kg.
  • Console: 915*455*263cm, 74 940,00 kg – 2 items.

To provide a range of services, the Barrus project team conducted a survey of transportation routes both in Russia and in the People's Republic of Bangladesh, developed transport and logistics schemes of delivery of all goods, schemes of loading, placement, fastening of goods on sea and river-vessels, aircrafts, cars, received all necessary approvals and permits of border guard services, customs, sanitary and other public services of the Russian Federation and PRB, port and airport administrations, organized chartering of ships, mobilization of all necessary loading/unloading equipment at departure and destination points, registration of all necessary transport documents, payment of all freight charges and fees, issued permits for the flight of aircraft on the route Ulyanovsk airport (Russia) – Dhaka airport (PRB), developed and agreed routes of transportation of Goods on the territory of the PRB from the Airport, transshipment seaport to the job site, received all necessary permits/approvals of the authorities of the people's Republic of Bangladesh.

The Barrus project team representatives were sent to Bangladesh to monitor and ensure the safety of the unloading/loading/transshipment processes, the storage of goods and their timely delivery to the construction site.

Special features of the project were: the loading of OOG equipment on a sea vessel in the port of Novorossiysk according to the barge-ship scheme, as well as the preparation of the Ro-Ro berth at Ruppur NPP for the delivery of oversized equipment by barges along the river directly to the construction site in order to avoid complex, long and expensive preparation of the road transport network of Bangladesh for the passage of heavy-sized cargoes.

Thanks to the well-professionally executed transportation of equipment, the Customer has significantly saved on transportation costs, avoided construction delays. All goods were delivered on time.