Vidange de la forme 8 du port autonome de Marseille

Emptying Form 8 of the Autonomous Port

Urgent emptying of 320 000 m³ of seawater for the naval site of Marseille

Context

Activité(s) :

Pumping Solutions

Crisis management

Lieu / Département :

Marseille (13)
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Problem

  • The pumping station of forms 8 and 9 of the naval site of Marseille was out of action
  • Form 8 had to be emptied urgently to dock a liner within 3 days
  • The customer requested that we design, implement and operate a turnkey solution:
    • Installing a temporary pumping station of 18 000 m³/h in 63 h
    • Emptying 220 000 m³ in 12 h to comply with the customer’s plan

Solution

  • Urgent delivery from DSL branches throughout France
  • 3 engineers permanently on site, installation over 48 h non-stop::
    • 19 electric submersible pumps of 54 kW – Flow rate 1000 m³/h
    • 19 cabinets for soft start
    • 3 generator units of 500 kVA
    • 2.5 km of cables
    • 700 m of conduits Ø 250 mm
  • Emptying deadline met
  • Mission bonus: emptying form 9 (additional 100 000 m³)
Vue de haut de la forme 8 du port autonome de Marseille vidangée
Manutention d'une pompe submersible électrique pour installation dans l'eau du bassin
Station de pompage temporaire vidange forme 8 port autonome de Marseille