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Al Faris transports 510-tonne gas phase reactors

Cometto SPMTS transport 510-tonne gas phase reactors for Al Faris Group

Heavy lifting powerhouse, Al Faris Group, has completed the successful lift and shift of two gas phase reactors weighing approximately 510 tonnes per unit.

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The units were being transported by the Middle East and North Africa heavy lifting company for a major project, the Al Faris was contracted by global EPC contractor, Tecnimont, to lift and shift the two modules over a prolonged distance. The gas phase reactors measured in at a length of 37m, a width of 10.2m, and a height of 9.5m.

In order to successfully complete the transportation of the two modules, Al Faris Group deployed Cometto’s SPMTs. According to Cometto, to ensure the safe, efficient transportation of the reactors, the MENA heavy lifting company utilised a 4-file SPMT combination that was composed by a total of 44 axle units.

“Al Faris managed this job thanks to their expertise, dedication, and state-of-the-art equipment that allow to conquer even the most challenging projects,” said a press release from Cometto. “For Cometto, it’s always a pleasure to see how our technology helps to handle complex tasks with precision and excellence.”


The two gas phase reactors are being delivered to Borouge 4, one of the UAE’s largest industrial projects, that will make Borouge the world’s largest single-site polyolefin complex.

Cometto supplies a range of SPMTs and heavy lift modular trailers, including the BladeMAX that is designed specifically for the transportation of wind turbines, to companies across the world.

Al Faris Group was founded in 1992 and provides comprehensive heavy lifting, transportation, and energy services to the Middle East and North Africa region. According to Al Faris, it possesses the largest fleet of cranes and heavy equipment in the Middle East, which it uses to offer turnkey solutions to complex problems.

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