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Power Challenges

Perkins STC contracted with a major power plant equipment manufacturer to transport one of its new power packages to a job site in South Dakota. The power package, consisting of a turbine skid came in at a hefty 372,000 lbs and its 366,000 lb generator had been barged up the Mississippi River from the manufacturer's Houston, TX facility to a privately owned barge-unloading site in Rosemount, MN.

Convoy Challenges

After competitive bidding Perkins STC was awarded a job from a major international freight forwarder to move two huge loads from a Houston, TX ocean terminal into northern Alberta. The project consisted of moving two separator vessels with net weights of 286,600 lbs and 275,625 lbs, respectively, imported from Italy for delivery to Canadian Natural Resources, Ltd (CNRL) Horizon Oil Sands Project located near Fort McMurray, AB.