PROJECTS

Throughout our nearly five decades of experience in heavy lift and transport solutions, we have learned that a successful job is built on precise planning and safe execution. This mindset has allowed our business to grow and positively impact some of the most complex projects across two continents. Take a look at what we can do.

Heavy lift tail crane

Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project copy

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Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project copy

From a tricky bridge crossing to a complex coordinated lift, Deep South facilitated the delivery and setting of components for a petrochemical facility acid modification and upgrade project in Louisiana. The key components included a 627,000-pound acid settler, 689,000-pound first stage reactor, acid storage drums and associated parts.

124-line SPMT Chemical Reactor Transport

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124-line SPMT Chemical Reactor Transport

In the Southwest, Deep South received three vessels from a heavy lift ship at the Port of Houston, barged the vessels, and transported them to final staging using a total of 124-axle lines Scheuerle SPMT. The heaviest vessel weighed 1,800,000 pounds and the total gross weight at transport for that vessel was 2,300,000 pounds.

heavy lift system

Combined Gantry/Strand Jack Systems Power Lifts Co-Gen Train

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Combined Gantry/Strand Jack Systems Power Lifts Co-Gen Train

The construction of a combined-cycle power station in Louisiana required a specialty contractor to move, lift and set a STG generator (692,250 lbs.) and HIP turbine (392,420 lbs.).

Heavy lift tail crane

Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project

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Tailing Over a Live Pipe Rack Emphasizes Complex Project

From a tricky bridge crossing to a complex coordinated lift, Deep South facilitated the delivery and setting of components for a petrochemical facility acid modification and upgrade project in Louisiana. The key components included a 627,000-pound acid settler, 689,000-pound first stage reactor, acid storage drums and associated parts.

heavy transporter

Bridge Limits: Deep South Facilitates Complex Multi-Stages Delivery of Million Pound Converter

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Bridge Limits: Deep South Facilitates Complex Multi-Stages Delivery of Million Pound Converter

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.

Act 100 Magazine Cover

A Marathon Job, Literally

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A Marathon Job, Literally

As seen in American Cranes and Transport Magazine

Transforming a 200-acre sugarcane field in Garyville, LA into a state-of-the-art refinery required a $3.8 billion investment and the work of a cadre of contractors with expertise that spanned the entire spectrum of engineering, construction, and rigging. Construction on the Marathon GME project started in March of 2007, and by December of 2009 the refinery was mechanically complete.

Tugboat Transport Services

Scheuerles Haul 750 Ton Tugboat

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Scheuerles Haul 750 Ton Tugboat

Deep South was contracted to transport a 750-ton tugboat.

Coker Unit Lift Services

4 Drum Coker Unit

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4 Drum Coker Unit

Deep South was contracted to complete a full replacement of a four-drum coker unit.

turnkey lift and transport

Gulf Coast Turnkey Transport and Lift of Four Towers

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Gulf Coast Turnkey Transport and Lift of Four Towers

Deep South was contracted to provide turnkey services that included: transport, barging, and setting four towers.

Pressure Valve Transportation Service

Barging Through: Delivering Over 300 Tons of Vessels

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Barging Through: Delivering Over 300 Tons of Vessels

Deep South was contracted to barge and transport cold boxes, pressure vessels, and bullet tanks weighing in at nearly 400 tons.

heavy lift crane services

15-Month Turnkey Transport and Erection Project at a Western Iowa Plant

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15-Month Turnkey Transport and Erection Project at a Western Iowa Plant

Deep South was contracted to provide turnkey transportation and field erection services as part of a grassroots fertilizer project at a plant in Western Iowa. Over this 15-month period more than 150 pieces of plant equipment were successfully transported and erected.

reactor lift and transport

Extreme Circumstances Call for Extreme Measures: A Narrow Canal Requires a Side Roll-Off

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Extreme Circumstances Call for Extreme Measures: A Narrow Canal Requires a Side Roll-Off

Deep South was contracted to deliver a 750,000-pound reactor to a refinery in northern Illinois. The navigable waterway, a highly-trafficked 125-foot wide canal, required a side roll-off.

caustic tower lift

Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

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Caustic & PreFrac Tower Lift

Deep South Crane and Rigging was recently contracted by a southeast petrochemical plant as part of a major pre-turnaround project. In order to de-bottleneck ethylene production, Deep South erected a caustic tower and a prefrac tower.

Scheuerle Highway Trailers Key To Deep South Crane Heavy Haul

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Scheuerle Highway Trailers Key To Deep South Crane Heavy Haul

Deep South Crane & Rigging hauled two manifold skids from Zachary, Louisiana to the Botsco Terminal in Laporte, Texas using Scheuerle highway trailers. This equipment allowed Deep South to expedite permitting to 1 week’s time.

OTR Trailers and Tight Quarter Cranes Key to Successful Project

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OTR Trailers and Tight Quarter Cranes Key to Successful Project

The upper and lower sections of this vessel, weighing 85T and 102T, were transported from the port to the refinery using dual lane Goldhofers.

Tight Tailswing, Turnkey Solution

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Tight Tailswing, Turnkey Solution

In the Southeast, Deep South performed a complex turnkey project that required equipment modification and careful planning.

SPMT Project Deep South

Blue Sea Modular Transport

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Blue Sea Modular Transport

In South Carolina, Deep South was contracted to transport and secure seven modules from the fabricator shop to a barge site via Scheuerle SPMTs.

Deep South Crane

Dismantling and Relocating A Petrochemical Facility

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Dismantling and Relocating A Petrochemical Facility

Deep South was contracted to dismantle and relocate 9 vessels from a petrochemical plant using a combination of barging, heavy transport, and heavy lift services.

Deep South Heavy Transportation Obstacles

Overcoming Obstacles: 800-mile Turnkey Challenge with Notable Jack and Slide

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Overcoming Obstacles: 800-mile Turnkey Challenge with Notable Jack and Slide

Using its nationwide resources, Deep South transported a reactor and third stage separator from Oklahoma to Ohio and then to its final destination in the refinery using a combination of barging, over-the-road transportation, jack and slide operations, and heavy lifting.

Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

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Turnkey Demolition Facilitates Clean Refinery Modernization

In South America, Deep South demolished and removed three units within a petrochemical facility that was more than 50 years old.

Offshore Platform Heavy Transport Services

92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

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92-line Offshore Platform Specialty Transport

Using 92 lines of Scheuerle SPMTs with 3 power pack units, Deep South successfully assisted the client in moving this offshore platform in Texas.

Heavy Lift Crane in Tight Spaces

Overcoming Limited Space with Specialty Tools

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Overcoming Limited Space with Specialty Tools

In the Midwest, Deep South transported and set a tower weighing 227,000 pounds and measuring 134’ long by 8’-2" in diameter.

Heavy Transport Using Fabricated Barge Ramp

Mitigating the Mississippi

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Mitigating the Mississippi

Pulling from its resources and years of experience, Deep South designed and fabricated a barge ramp in 2 weeks time meeting the new CORPS requirements and allowing the project to continue on schedule.

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