Conxemar 2019

Once again this year we will be present at Conxemar as exhibitors.

We look forward to your visit to our stand B3.


Altius Coordinates Sea Transport of 195 ton Reactor



A 195-ton reactor measuring 28 x 5 x 4 meters, was unloaded at the port of Houston last September14th.

The reactor had been loaded onto the ship Pijlgracht de Spliethoff in the port of Bilbao on the12th of August. Following a difficult voyage where, due to Hurricane Dorian, the ship was compelled to find shelter in Baltimore and Chesapeake for a week; it finally reached port on September14th.

The above was just the sea transportation of the most critical component for the Fulcrum Biomass Plant, which is being constructed by Abengoa in McCarren, Nevada. The the last leg of the journey still lies ahead, a long way by road (almost 2,000 miles/3,218 km) for said component to reach the Plant.


Altius coordinates the maritime transport of a 195-tonne reactor



On 14 September last, a reactor weighing 195 tons and measuring 28 x 5 x 4 metres was unloaded in the port of Houston.

The reactor was loaded in Bilbao on 12 August on Spliethoff's ship Pijlgracht and, after a navigation complicated by Hurricane Dorian, which forced the ship to seek shelter in Baltimore and Chesapeake for a week, it finally arrived in port on 14 September .

This was only the sea leg of the shipment of the most critical component of the Fulcrum Biomass plant, which Abengoa is building in McCarran, Nevada, where a road transport of almost 2,000 miles/3,218 km lies ahead.