Diesel Tank Trafigura Hastings

The Client

Client: Trafigura
Location: 88 Bayview Road, Hastings, VIC

The Project

Saunders was engaged as head contractor for the design, construction and commissioning of a 17.5 mega litre diesel tank.

  • Tank design and construction
  • Civil works construction
  • Pipe works installation
  • Electrical and instrumentation works
  • Mechanical works
  • Commissioning

Scope of this project included:

  • Lead and compose a high-level construction project risk assessment plan
  • All civil works inclusive of access roads, bundwalls, tank bund impervious barrier, tank bund floors and storm water drainage
  • Electrical and instrumentation works inclusive of control package and software to control all shipping and pumping lines, level indicator alarms, emergency shutdown procedures and site permanent lighting
  • All pipework consisting of new shipping lines, tie in’s to existing market lines, manifold modifications, new suction lines, pressure relief system, fire and foam emergency lines
  • Mechanical works including procurement and installation of all valves, pumps, and structural steel associated with the pipeworks
  • Design and construction of a 40 metre (diameter) x 14.4 metre (height) AS3678 Gd250 Carbon steel diesel tank
  • Calibration and commissioning of the plant
  • Protective coating of tank, pipework and structural steel
  • Non-destructive testing of all installed services


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