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.

Turnkey in Tight Quarters

Turnkey in Tight Quarters: Split Trailers Reduce Height with Inches to Spare

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Turnkey in Tight Quarters: Split Trailers Reduce Height with Inches to Spare

For a refinery in the Southeast, Deep South was contracted to remove and replace a derrick structure and two 491,000-pound vessels, each measuring 99’ long and 24’2” diameter.

Cantilever Bar Approach Helps Ease Exchangers Into Place

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Cantilever Bar Approach Helps Ease Exchangers Into Place

Deep South used a cantilever beam (also commonly referred to as a cantilever bar), which incorporates a compact counterweight design with customizable rigging attachment points, to move eight 118,000-pound exchangers into position under an existing steel structure at a refinery optimization project in the Southwest.

Chemical Reactor Transport

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.

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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.).

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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.

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Specialty Ramps Save Client Money

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Specialty Ramps Save Client Money

Our Demag CC-6800 set 4 vessels into final position, traveling with the full load on the hook and utilizing Deep South’s specialty ramps.

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.

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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 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.

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400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

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400,400 Pound Boiler Lifts

Three boilers were delivered horizontally to Deep South’s 500-ton hydraulic gantry system and then trans-loaded onto Scheuerle SPMTs in a very congested unit.

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.

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