In August of last year,
the construction of new Residue Conversion Unit (RHCU) was started in crude
refinery of ORLEN Lietuva. After a year, the biggest Polish capital investment
in Lithuania is gaining its momentum – at the beginning of August reactor
designed and fabricated for RHCU will reach Klaipėda.
Upon arrival on ship to
Klaipėda stevedoring company BEGA, reactor fabricated in Italy will be unloaded
onto 88 axle modular trailer arrangement. Historical logistic project –
transportation of nearly 1500 t freight from Klaipėda to Mažeikiai District –
will be executed by company Mammoet. Total weight of freight with trailers will
be around 2200 tons, the length of trailer arrangement with reactor will be 93
meters, height of reactor 10.5 meters, and width 6.5 meters.
This heavy cargo for new
RHCU constructed in the only crude oil refinery in the Baltic States will be
transported around two weeks during dark hours at average speed of 3 kilometers
per hour. Historical journey from Klaipėda to Mažeikiai District will start at
midnight between 5 August and 6 August.
Spectacular freight will be transported on Klaipėda, Kretinga, Skuodas
and Mažeikiai regional roads.
On 3 August, before the freight
starts its historical journey, press conference will be held in Klaipėda
stevedoring company BEGA. During the conference, representatives of mass media
will have an opportunity to learn more about this large-scale project,
including detailed transportation route, technological solutions of this unique
logistic project, significance of new RHCU construction project to the economy
and energy security of entire region. Press conference will start at 3:00 PM.
Media representatives planning
to visit the press conference are requested to agree participation with ORLEN
Lietuva Press Officer Kristina Gendvilė by 5:00 PM of 2 August 2023. Registration to be made by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or mob. tel.: +370 620 38049 with indication of full names,
date of birth, and the represented mass media.
ORLEN Lietuva inf.