Southeast Petrochemical Turnaround

Supplying all cranes in two units during a petrochemical turnaround in the Southeast, Deep South supported the change out of old components and reinstallation of new components with 19 cranes working throughout the project. Among the cranes used were the 1800-ton VersaCrane TC-28000, 1,320-ton Terex AC-1000, and the 800-ton Demag AC-700.

Pictured here is the Depropanizer, weighing approximately 410,000 pounds and measuring 90’ long by 17.5’ in diameter, and the Acid Relief Neutralizer, weighing approximately 137,000 pounds and measuring 51’ long by 20’ in diameter. The 1800-ton VersaCrane was setup with 393’ of main boom at a 243’ radius. Cometto trailers were used to transport crane components during assembly and disassembly as well as hauling the two vessels pictured here.


  • Equipment Used

    • VersaCrane™ TC-28000
    • Terex AC-1000
    • Demag AC-700
    • Cometto Self-Propelled
  • Services Used

  • By the Numbers

    • 19 Cranes Total
    • Largest Vessel Weighed 410,000 lbs and Measured 90’ x 17.5’ in Diameter
    • 1800T VersaCrane TC-28000 with 393’ of main boom at a 243’ radius
Heavy Transport of a Depropanizer
1800 Ton Crane for Heavy Lift Project
Heavy Lift Crane for Chemical Plant
Heavy Lift Crane for Petrochemical Turnaround

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