PROJECTS

Dampier Bunbury Pipeline Upgrade

MARKET ENERGY  |  SECTOR DOMESTIC GAS
Origin(s)

Kuantan, Malaysia

Destination(s)

Geraldton and Henderson, Australia

Project

Dampier Bunbury Pipeline Upgrade

 
Equipment

Coated Line Pipe

Total Volume

115,000 cbm

 
Total Weight

39,000 mt

Longest Pipe Dimensions

26 inch and 18 m long

Year

2008

PROJECT OVERVIEW

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Westlink was engaged to provide a multimodal logistics solution for 260 kilometres of 3LPE coated line pipe from Kuantan to two different ports in Australia, namely Geraldton and Henderson. The line pipe was required for upgrades to two sections of the Dampier Bunbury Pipeline (DBP) – Stages Neerabup B and 5B. The DBP is critical infrastructure that delivers gas to residents and industry of Western Australia.

SCOPE

  • Pre-shipment quarantine inspection at coating yard in Kuantan, Malaysia

  • Multipurpose Vessel (MPP) – Kuantan, Malaysia to either Geraldton or Henderson, Australia

  • Haulage, unloading and marshalling – delivery of line pipe within port limits at laydown yard

Mining Specific Logistics

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zero LTIs

  • 115,000 cubic metres (cbm) of pipe delivered

  • Specialised vessel selection used for 8 consecutive breakbulk shipments

  • Design and fabrication of steel bolsters for safe damage-free stowage

  • Zero damage to sensitive pipe coating in handling and stow

GALLERY