Tank Construction Projects

Freeport Refinery Tank Farm - Bahamas
  • erection of storage tanks
  • various sizes ranging from 10000m to 45000m
  • testing and commissioning
  • painting
  • associated civil works
  • project period 8 months
  • completed 1969
  • value $ 1.20 million (excluding material supply)

Pipeline & Depots Project Phase lll - Nigeria 
Tanks Nigeria 1 Tanks Nigeria 2 Tanks Nigeria 3
Tanks Nigeria 4 Tanks Nigeria 5 Tanks Nigeria 6
Tanks Nigeria 7
Tanks Nigeria 8
  • the project included:
    • design
    • material supply
    • construction
    • painting
    • testing and commissioning
  • 31 No steel storage tanks
  • 178000m
  • all associated civil works
  • project period 45 months
  • completed 1996
  • value $ 16.00 million
The tank construction was a part of a major project of almost $250.00 million which included industrial plant work, pipelines and refinery related works.
Tanzania Oil Terminal Company (TOTCO) LPG Storage & Filling Plant
Zakhem Construction (Tanzania) Limited were awarded the sub-contract for all the mechanical works of this project by the main contractor Groupe SNIG(Tanzania) Ltd.
  • 2000 m  LPG sphere tank.
  • 800 m  Water tank.
  • 1 No. LPG bullet.
  • Filling Plant
  • Fire fighting pumps.
  • LPG filling pumps.
  • Compressor
  • Fire fighting line - internal piping.
  • LPG distribution line - internal piping.
  • LPG supply line from TIPER manifold at
  • Kurasini Oil Jetty, to the TOTCO terminal, approx 350m
  • Value $285,000 (excluding materials)
  • Construction period 3 months + extension of time.
  • Completed May 2000
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere 2000 cu.m Sphere
All materials and consumables are       supplied directly by the Main Contractor.
2000 cu.m Sphere
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Numerous projects have been completed by the Zakhem Group in the specialised area of Tank Construction. Some stand alone others are as for the above project part of  major multi facetted projects including related works.  Some of the projects are indicated below :
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Project Location Content Period Completed $ Million
Oil Tanks - Dawra, Mosul & Diwaniyah Iraq 82 storage tanks 200m to 3000m including testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 12 mths 1967 3.40
(excluding material supply)
Colombo Refinery Tank Farm Sri Lanka 52 storage tanks 1000m to 52000m including testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 12 mths 1967 2.40
(excluding material supply)
Gulf Refinery Tank Farm Italy Erection of storage tanks 500m to 5000m including testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 6 mths 1970 1.00
(excluding material supply)
Zawiya Refinery Storage Tanks Libya 11200 tons of steel, erection of 55 storage tanks 500m to 45000m + erection of 2 spheres each 250m including testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 18 mths 1973 2.60
(excluding material supply)
Tanks Tazama Refinery Tanzania Erection of 3 storage tanks at Dar Es Salaam Oil Depot, including testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 9 mths 1974 1.40
(excluding material supply)
Oil Depot - Tartous Syria Erection of 3 storage tanks each 40000m together with construction of piping, testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 12 mths 1975 3.20
(excluding material supply)
Mombassa Petroleum Storage Facilities Kenya Erection of 3 no 333000bbl and 2 no 250000bbl storage tanks, installation of all piping and fittings, instrumentation, structural steelwork,testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 26 mths 1986 14.30
(excluding material supply)
Vegetable Oil & Tallow Storage Tanks - Tazama Tanzania Design, supply and errection 4 no 1250m cone roof tanks, 1 km of 8" pipeline, supply and errection of boiler house, installation of all piping and fittings, instrumentation, cathodic protection,testing, commissioning, painting & associated civil works. 21 mths 1991 4.20
(excluding material supply)
Projects executed by the group relating to  tank construction,industrial plants, refinery related works and pipelines are closely related. In some cases they can be categorised in more than one group. Please click on the links below to visit the other groups.
Refinery Related Industrial Plants Pipelines
The extensive listing of projects above which does not include all projects executed by the Zakhem Group indicates the global nature of the Groups activities and the ability of the Group to carry out large projects in all parts of the world.  Contact us to discuss any requirement you may have.