The Fluor Corporation will deliver the engineering, procurement and construction management contract for Vopak Terminal Durban (Pty) Ltd.
President of Fluor’s Energy & Chemicals business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Al Collins said: “This is one of Vopak’s largest storage facility projects in South Africa and the largest storage project undertaken by Fluor in Africa.”
General Manager of Fluor in Sub-Saharan Africa, Alejandro Escalona said: “We are pleased to assist Vopak with this project where our team will use Fluor’s Zero-Base Execution approach to safely develop fit-for-purpose integrated solutions to optimize the expansion of the facility. Fluor is successfully using Zero Base Execution all over the world to reduce the cost of facilities while improving schedule certainty by aligning the design and execution principles, project drivers and economic needs before design work begins.”
The expansion project is part of Vopak’s program to facilitate the increased demand for fuel with cleaner specifications in Southern Africa by increasing the capacity of fuel storage at its Durban terminal.
18th Dec 2017