PROJECTS

Cape Lambert A Dolphin Head Life Extension Project

MARKET MINING  |  SECTOR IRON ORE
Origin(s)

Taicang, China

Destination(s)

Dampier, Australia

Project

Cape Lambert A Dolphin Head life Extension

 
Equipment

187 Marine Piles

Total Volume

9,500 cbm

 
Total Weight

5,100 mt

Maximum Length 

45 m

Year

2020

PROJECT OVERVIEW

Westlink was engaged to provide the marine transportation of one hundred and eighty-seven (187) piles from Taicang, China to Cape Lambert Private Wharf (Port Walcott) in Dampier, Australia. These marine piles were used in the refurbishment of Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert A Wharf for the Dolphin Head Life Extension Project.

SCOPE

  • Pre-shipment inspections at pile fabrication yard in Taicang, China

  • Multipurpose Vessel (MPP) – transportation of piles from Taicang to Port Walcott

  • Site coordination – quarantine clearance at non-proclaimed port, coordination of delivery to laydown

Mining Specific Logistics

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Zero LTIs

  • Marine Warranty Surveyor approval and compliance 

  • Specialist lifting, lashing and stowage design and planning

  • MPP selection to meet constraints of berthing at Port Walcott including draft, LOA and others

GALLERY