Power Plant 670 MW, Maritza - Bulgaria
Lifting of the steam drum, flue gas duct, front- and side-walls, heating surface, boiler roof.
 

Scope of works performed + Equipment

Lifting:
Steam Drum
Weight: 170t
2 x SLU 220

Flue gas duct
Weight: 220 t
2 x SLU 220

Heating surfaces
Weight: 1.900t
10 x SLU 70
8 x SLU 120
2 x SLU 220

Left & Right side wall
Weight each 1.100t
6 x SLU 70
2 x SLU 220
2 x SLU 330

Front wall
Weight: 700 t
2 x SLU 220
2 x SLU 330

Lower buck stay
Weight: 50 t
3 x SLU 40

Owner

AES Corporatio

Main Contractor

Alstom Power Generation AG, Germany

VSL Entity

VSL (Switzerland) Ltd.
Heavy Lifting Department

Date

2008-2010

Project Description

In eastern Bulgaria, in the plain of Maritza near the town of Galabovo, one of the most modern lignite-fired power plant is being built. Maritza East I will have 2 blocks with a net capacity of 300 MV each.

VSL Switzerland got contracted for all necessary heavy lifting works. Prospectively Maritza power plant will be on the grid end of 2009.

During the construction of the two blocks, VSL was lifting the following components: steam drum, flue gas duct, front- and side-walls, heating surface, boiler roof and further components of the pressure chamber.

The complete jobreport will be available soon.