Deep South crews were challenged to haul, lift, and set 84 modules, including three towers (one measuring 100’ long, 350,000 lbs.) as well as various pieces of process equipment, such as piping, tanks, PDC buildings, and transformers—all within a tight schedule. Many of the modules had offset centers of gravity further complicating the lift and set.
In preparation for a capacity expansion project, Deep South transported a 939,327-pound ammonia converter shell from the manufacturer to its plant in Donaldsonville, La. The trek required moving the system about 135 miles by water to a barge unloading site and 30 miles over the road.