Lakdhanavi commences the second phase of heavy equipment transportation of Sobadhanavi CCPP

Lakdhanavi Limited successfully completed the First Phase of the Heavy Equipment Transportation in February 2023, with the arrival of the Gas Turbine (GT), Gas Turbine Generator(GTG), and Main Transformer at the Project Site, marking a milestone of the Sobadhanavi -350 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project at Kerawalapitiya.

Now, the company has initiated its Second Phase, comprising the transportation of the Steam Turbine (ST), Steam Turbine Generator (STG), Main Transformer, and Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) Modules, which fully completes the arrival of the Heavy Equipment of the Power Plant. The equipment is planned for overnight transportation spanning over 22 days from the 03rd of January 2024 to the end of January, said Mr. Kumud Herath, Senior Mechanical Engineer of the Project.

Weighing over 4000 tons in total, the equipment will initially be transported via sea, using a specially imported Tugboat and Barge vessel, up to the temporary jetty erected at the outfall of the Hamilton Canal at Elakanda, Kerawalapitiya. Then, the equipment will be transported to the project site using a self propelled Multiaxle Moduler trailer, over the route span of nearly 5 km along the Hendala-Hunupitiya road. The image below shows the equipment unloaded and ready for transportation at the Port of Colombo.

The First Phase of the Sobadhanavi Power Plant Project will generate and contribute 220 MW to the National Grid in 2024. The Second Phase of the Project will add a further 130 MW, where the plant will irradiate Sri Lanka with a total capacity of 350 MW by 2025.

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