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Length Challenges

Perkins was contracted by a leading international supplier of industrial gases to move four (4) cryogenic storage tanks from a fabricator in Mont Belvieu, TX to Dawson Creek, BC. The first pair of storage tanks were transported together and all four were moved safely and to the satisfaction of our client during AB spring road bans.  

Torsion Challenges

Perkins Specialized Transportation Contracting previously moved 87 process and pipe rack modules from two Texas fabrication facilities located in Abilene, TX and Corpus Christi, TX respectively, to a west Texas gas processing plant near Fort Stockton. Although the modules weights ranged from a mere 29,687 lbs up to 237,000 lbs, the highway transportation of the bulky modules all had common issues that Perkins overcame with sound engineering and superior equipment.

Steep Grade Challenges

We've all seen a bridge construction project where a crane is offloading bridge beams from trucks lined up on the side of the highway each waiting for their turn to get unloaded. However, in the construction of the Main Street Bridge over the Scioto River in downtown Columbus, OH, Perkins played a leading role by delivering its huge girders and arch sections from Wisconsin.

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.

Innovation Challenges

Immediately upon arrival from Germany to City Docks in Houston, TX, Perkins set its experienced superintendents and crew with the task of the initial assembly of the latest hydraulic platform trailer innovation available on the international market for moving super-loads over the highways of North America, our Goldhofer dual lane hydraulic trailers!