Fluor Announces the Arrival of Hundreds of Vehicles and Equipment in Puerto Rico to Help Support Power Restoration
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Heavy equipment is offloaded from the USNS Brittin in
The equipment, arriving on the USNS Brittin, augments equipment Fluor already has on the ground. It will be disbursed across the northern and eastern regions of the island to support power restoration work on substations and transmission, sub-transmission and distribution lines.
The Brittin is one of the U.S. Navy’s large roll-on and roll-off
cargo ships. It has six interior decks and a cargo carrying capacity of
approximately 380,000 square feet. The Brittin departed from
“We are excited about achieving this important milestone,” said
Fluor is working under contract to the
The equipment that arrived on the USNS Brittin brings the number of assets Fluor has on the ground to more than 600. These assets include augers, bucket trucks, fork lifts, earth moving equipment and high voltage vehicles, among others. Additionally, more than 600 Fluor and subcontracted project personnel are working on the island with more on the way.
Fluor has a unique combination of government contingency operations, commercial power experience and a 54-year presence in the Commonwealth. The company provides design, engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services to Puerto Rican clients in a broad range of high employment industries, including power, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, aerospace, manufacturing and food and beverage. This expertise will enable ongoing efforts to help sustain economic recovery on the island.
Brian Mershon, 469-398-7621
Brett Turner, 864-281-6976
Geoff Telfer, 469-398-7070
Jason Landkamer, 469-398-7222