Edible Oil 

Engineering Services related to the upgrade of Edible Oil Plant

The CARGILL Group program included the upgrading of its production facility from Turyag Balikesir Plant/ Turkey. The main objectives were the revamping of the Preparation, Extraction, Refinery, Packaging units and Utilities. LUDAN relocated a permanent team in site that worked closely with home office engineers. Complex engineering services were provided: design (mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, automation and communication), procurement, site survey and construction supervision.

CLIENT: CARGILL TURKEY (EDIBLE OIL PLANT: SUNFLOWER OIL, RAPESEED OIL, CORN GERM OIL) / PROJECT: GENERAL ENGINEERING SERVICES / LOCATION: BALIKESIR, TURKEY / TYPE OF WORK: BASIC AND DETAIL DESIGN / PERIOD: 2015–2016

Edible Oil Refinery Relocation

SAIPOL, the new owner of the CARGILL Refinery planned to build a new refinery in EXPUR location. In this respect was required a quick transfer of more than 300 t of various equipment from CARGILL  location to EXPUR and reinstalling on a different layout. The scope was: permitting, removal of equipment and auxiliaries (spools of pipe, valves, filters, non-engineered items, instruments, etc.) - critical activities to be made according to CARGILL requirements and procedures; temporary storage; preparation for transport, loading, transport, unloading and preparative works prior reinstallation on the final destination;  multidisciplinary design; site planning; construction supervision and coordination. 

 
CLIENT: EXPUR / PROJECT: REFINERY RELOCATION / LOCATION: PODARI-SLOBOZIA, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: EPCM / PERIOD: 2014

Edible Oil Refinery Upgrade

The goal was upgrade of sun flower oil refinery units (neutralization, bleaching, winterization, deodorization, splitting, de-gumming) from 200 TPD to 400 TBD. Project main challenge involved reinforcing refinery building, equipment layout and installation works while existing refinery was operational. Other objectives involved minimizing refinery shut-down periods for tie-in execution. LUDAN scope:  project engineering & coordination; complete multidisciplinary design; procurement management and expediting; construction management; plant operation during test run period.

CLIENT: EXPUR / PROJECT: CRUDE UNIT UPGRADE / LOCATION: SLOBOZIA, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: EPCM / PERIOD: 2013–2014

Tank Farm Modernization

Olpo Company, under Cargill management, upgraded the crushing line and the tank farm. Tank farm modernization consisted of: splitting the Tank Farm in two distinct parts: crude oil and refined oil; increasing the loading capacity  to 50 mc/h ( truck and train); update daily capacity 500 m3/h crude oil and 350m3/day refined oil. LUDAN scope: detail design, piping – prefabrication and assembly including demolition; pumps - installation activities, including dismantling; I&C, Agitators, Filters -  installation activities, including dismantling Procurement pipes, fittings and valves for all tank farm lines, construction management.

CLIENT: CARGILL  / PROJECT: TANK FARM MODERNIZATION / LOCATION: CRAIOVA, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: EPCM / PERIOD: 2009

Waste Water Treatment Plant Modernization

Ludan provided engineering services for the elaboration of the following engineering packages: Basic Design, including cost estimation; Permits and approvals for WWTP upgrade; Technical Documentation (Detailed Design) for the Upgrade of the wastewater treatment plant existing at Expur SA Romania. Ludan assumed the modernization of the wastewater treatment facility by improving the performance of existing equipment and considering the construction of new treatment units.

CLIENT: EXPUR / PROJECT: waste water treatment plant modernization / LOCATION: SLOBOZIA, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: Engineering / PERIOD: 2015

Grains

New grain terminal of 200,000 tones

Chimpex, an Ameropa subsidiary based in Constanta Romania build a new grain terminal. The new state-of-the-art terminal has an operating capacity of over 3.5 million tons of grains per year (wheat, barley, corn, rapeseed, sunflower, etc.) and will allow simultaneous unloading from trains, trucks, barges and loading to PANAMAX vessels up to 63,000 tons. The terminal has a storage capacity of 200,000 tones on 20 vertical cells, can receive cargo by barge 400 Mt/h, rail 400 Mt/h, truck 2x 400 Mt/h, and has a vessel loading rate of 2 x 800 tones per hour.  This terminal provides best-in-class services to its customers, protect the environment, ensure a safe working environment for its employees and boasts lots of modern technology and automation. LUDAN, has successfully carried out the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) project. By executing this technically challenging project, our engineers have even further strengthened the know-how for agro sector putting us in the pole position amongst the Eastern European Companies serving the process industry.

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CLIENT: CHIMPEX – AMEROPA / PROJECT: NEW GRAIN TERMINAL OF 200,000 tones / LOCATION: 2015–2017 / TYPE OF WORK:  EPCM / PERIOD: 2015–2017

Technical Due Diligence

NIDERA is a global provider for commodity services and solutions for agricultural sector. For identification the potential of investment it  was launched  a due diligence study which considered the annual handling and storage capacity, in different alternatives. LUDAN scope:   permits status,  technical documentation evaluation; site assessment  (platforms, roads, pavements, railways, utilities, buildings and structure), machinery and equipment evaluation; conceptual design , CAPEX & OPEX Estimation, recommendations.

CLIENT: NIDERA / PROJECT: TECHNICAL DUE DILIGENCE / LOCATION: CONSTANTA, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: CONsultancy / PERIOD: 2015

Engineering services for BUNGE – Lehliu Plant

Combining local expertise and engineering capabilities LUDAN delivered outstanding services as: permitting, design from conceptual to As Built, construction works, site management and coordination, in different area of production.

CLIENT: BUNGE-PRIO / PROJECT: ENGINNERING SERVICES / LOCATION: LEHLIU, ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: ENGINNERING / PERIOD: 2014

Dairy Industry

Utility systems

TNUVA TRD Romania developed a new dairy that processing around 150,000 l milk/year. The complete project was divided into several packages as civil, process and utility systems. The utility systems consist of power, raw water, steam plant, refrigeration, cold water, ventilation and air conditioner, fire-fighting system. LUDAN was awarded with turn -key execution of the complete utility systems.

CLIENT: TNUVA / PROJECT: UTILITY SYSTEMS PACKAGE / LOCATION: ROMANIA / TYPE OF WORK: EPC

Food Ingredients and Additives

ADM - Amylum – Extension Plant ( On Going)

Within the project expansion, different capacities of final products have to be added mainly focusing on liquid products such as dextrose, high fructose, glucose, crystalline dextrose, and ethanol.Within the project expansion, different capacities of final products will be added mainly focusing on liquid products such as dextrose, high fructose, glucose, crystalline dextrose, and ethanol. Project is building mainly as brown field but some parts will be treated as green field such as: Ethanol Plant, Feed House (Fiber and Germ dewatering and drying), Gluten House (gluten dewatering and drying), and installation of CHP (Gas turbine) and boilers. Ludan is developing full design by: maintaining engineering progress in line with the realization plan and by thorough regular risk assessments and thus preventing surprises during execution; Minimizing downtime during execution phase so that production can run simultaneous to construction activities; comply with all applicable Bulgarian and EU regulations and standards for all design in order to ensure proper performance and quality; Developing a project with a strong focus on safety.
In parallel with detailed design activities, Ludan will support Amylum during Permitting process by providing necessary technical documentation, part of future Detail Engineering Study to facilitate the issue of EIA process and Building Permit. Documentation for approvals from various authorities or studies (including Environmental Impact Assessment)

CLIENT: AMYLUM / PROJECT: RAZGRAD PLANT EXTENTION / LOCATION: RAZGRAD, BULGARIA / TYPE OF WORK: FULL ENGINEERING SERVICES / PERIOD:  2017 - 2018

Green Field Expansion Lipetsk

A new production plant for animal food at Lipetsk, Russia it was planned to be put into operation.
Based on the site master plan (SMP) and conceptual engineering LUDAN developed PROEKT ( Phase P: basic design to obtain building permit ) and part of Working Documentation (Phase R: Detailed Design).

 
 
Client: KEMIN / Project: ESA & PSZ study Russia / Location: Lipetsk, Russia / Type of Work / Basic Engineering / Period: 2015–2016

Revamping of existing facility for diluted chemicals into MVR evaporators building

LUDAN scope: Permitting; Process Design; Civil engineering;  Steel Structure Design; Piping Design; Electrical design

CLIENT  AMYLUM / PROJECT: RECONSTRUCTION OF EXISTING FACILITY / LOCATION: RAZGRAD, BULGARIA / TYPE OF WORK: DESIGN / PERIOD: 2013–2014