ALE has completed the year-long operations for the Badra heavy transportation contract in Iraq.
The global heavy lifting specialists were contracted as part of the Badra Oil Field Development Project to receive and transport 44 heavy and Out of Gauge (OOG) items 600km to site.
With weights up to 230t and dimensions up to 48m long, this is the largest cargo ever transported this distance in Iraq.
ALE’s General Manager for Iraq, Alberto Pittaluga, said:
“We have been working hard since the very early preparation stages in 2013 and it is fantastic to conclude this milestone project in 2016. I’m extremely proud of the team work and professional shown during the execution of the project, as well as overcoming many challenges throughout.
“The client’s have praised our performance, particularly noting our succinct arrangements with the Iraqi authorities and were impressed with the teams’ professional performance onsite.
"The successful completion and client feedback highlights our strengthening presence in Iraq as a reliable heavy transportation and lifting contractor applying our local expertise and global experience.”