Davron Equipment secures the order for the Transnet National Port Authority’s East London Harbour.

Davron Equipment secures the order for the TRANSNET NATIONAL PORT AUTHORITY’S FIRE PROTECTION at East London Harbour, to be supplied in 2015 Davron Equipment were fortunate to be selected as the preferred pump supplier on this job. One of the leading Projects companies had chosen Davron Equipment as their pump supplier, and together we were able to comply with the very stringent and detailed requirements as set out by Transnet.

Davron Equipment secures the order for the TRANSNET NATIONAL PORT AUTHORITY’S FIRE PROTECTION at East London Harbour, to be supplied in 2015

Davron Equipment were fortunate to be selected as the preferred pump supplier on this job. One of the leading Projects companies had chosen Davron Equipment as their pump supplier, and together we were able to comply with the very stringent and detailed requirements as set out by Transnet. The result was that we were successful in securing this order.

The reasons given by the client for our success, were:

– The 23 years of experience we have locally in the local Fire Protection Industry. The Fire Protection industry being a specialized industry, the competence levels and expertise of our local staff were important. The emphasis for the client was to use local companies, but their experience and competence needed to be with the local staff.

– We had extensive reference lists of equipment supplied by Davron Equipment in South Africa, the reference list was supported by the fact that the jobs were installed, commissioned and serviced by our local teams.

Details of the Site were:

The Pumps were used for Fire Protection of the TRANSNET NATIONAL PORT AUTHORITY’S East London Harbour. The pumpsets were required to comply to NFPA 20.

The site is situated in East London, and the pumps were installed into the harbour water. The pumps are housed in a pump building.

The pump building lies within the perimeter fence of the Tanker Berth at Transnet National Port Authority’s East London Harbour.

The scope of the contract included:

Supply of 1 x NFPA 20 compliant vertical turbine, diesel engine driven pump, required to pump seawater. The fireset was inclusive of the pump, driver, engine cooling system, exhaust system, pump controller, coupling, diesel fuel tanks, twin batteries and battery chargers, baseplate and coupling guards. Supply also included 1 x NFPA 20 compliant vertical turbine, electric motor driven pump, required to pump seawater. The electric motor driven fireset was inclusive of the pump, driver, pump controller, coupling, baseplate and coupling guards.

The scope included for witnesses testing of the pumps at the Patterson factory, delivery to site, provision of test results, electrical installation, supervision of mechanical installation at site, inspections and commissioning, initial start up and test runs, prescribed documentation, quality manuals as well as guarantee of the equipment. The supply of accessories, consisting of Automatic Air release valve, discharge gauges, fuel tanks, Flow meters, main relief valves, waste cones and pressure gauges was also required.