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Unit Birwelco completes tank refurbishment for Total in Immingham

1 February 2012

Unit Birwelco completes tank refurbishment for Total in Immingham

Unit Birwelco has successfully completed a tank refurbishment project for the Total/Associated pipeline terminal in Immingham, North Lincolnshire.

The project involved the installation of a 32-metre diameter floating roof tank in carbon steel.

Managed by the team in Immingham with skilled labour carried out by the teams at Unit Birwelco’s Immingham and Pembroke Dock facilities, the project included the replacement of the tank seal and second tier plates together with full design, procurement of materials, painting, scaffolding and inspection and non-destructive testing of welds.

Unit Birwelco also worked to lower the floating roof and re-drilled the legs to below maintenance position as well as the replacement of one full and a partial shell tier and the replacement of the tanks stair access and a hydro test tank.


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