Royal Cargo completed the discharging and delivery of the Unit 2 of Steam Turbine Generator Equipment for the completion of the GNPower Dinginin Ltd. Co. (GNPD) Power Plant Project. GNPD is a new project consisting of 2×660 MW supercritical coal-fired power plant located in Dinginin, Mariveles, Bataan. GNPD is by far considered as the biggest coal-fired power plant to be built in the Philippines.
The consignment includes a huge ship unloader, MV BBC Amber carrying a total of 135 packages of generator equipment weighing approximately 1200 tons with 360 tons stator as the heaviest piece.
Royal Cargo handled the unloading operations at the jetty, offloaded all the heavy units by roll-off loaded at LCT Bigboy with capacity of 4000 deadweight tonnage and transferred of heavy cargoes from LCT to STG building at site using Self Propelled Transporter.
According to Mr. Jonathan Baldomero; Site Project Manager, handling of these loads was a challenging task to the team considering that these equipment were vital to the completion of the power plant project.
The project was led by the competent people of Royal Cargo including Toddy De Roma; Sr. Vice President for Projects and Hevylift, Lawrence Esteban; Heavylift Manager, Jonathan Baldomero; Site Project Manager, Cris Aguilos; Heavylift Supervisor, Brando Ani; Site Supervisor and Projects and Heavylift’s riggers and trailer operators.
The GNPD project will support the increasing electricity demand of Luzon and Visayas areas.