2020

World map of KAEFER projects


All around the world, we work on projects that really matter. Not just to our clients but also to us and our colleagues. We take pride in the work that we do and the fact that we're known throughout the globe for being the company you can rely on when a project really counts.

Click on any location on the map to find out about a project within that country.


World map of KAEFER projects 2020


All around the world, we work on projects that really matter. Not just to our clients but also to us and our colleagues. We take pride in the work that we do and the fact that we're known throughout the globe for being the company you can rely on when a project really counts.

Scroll down to take a look at our global projects.

Australia

Project: Hydromet Portfolio - Lasta Filter 3 Installation

Owner: BHP Group Ltd.

Client: BHP Billiton Olympic Dam Corp Pty Ltd.

Executing Company: KAEFER Integrated Services Ltd.

Services Executed: Structural, Mechanical, Piping, Electrical, Commissioning and Instrumentation works, Civil works, Scaffolding

Man-hours: 79,947

The team of KAEFER in Australia has been providing various structural, mechanical, piping, electrical and instrumentation upgrades in the Hydromet area at Olympic Dam in Roxby Downs. Works started in December 2019 and were finished in October 2020.

Austria

Project: MSD Krems

Owner: MSD Animal Health Danube Biotech GmbH

Executing Company: KAEFER GmbH Austria

Services Executed: Interior Outfitting, Passive Fire Protection

Employees on site: 20

MSD is a member of Merck Group and a producer of animal health care products. KAEFER executed the full range of Interior Outfitting services like dry walls, ceilings, painting, tiles, floors, door-systems, metall works as well as Passive Fire Protection from 2018 to 2020 in different stages of expansion in the production facility near Vienna.

Bahrain

Project: Bahrain LNG Import Terminal Project

Owner: Bahrain LNG

Client: GS Engineering & Construction Corp.

Executing Company: KAEFER Bahrain Securities WLL

Services Executed: Insulation, Passive Fire Protection

Man-hours: 196,860

The Bahrain LNG import terminal comprises a floating storage unit, an offshore LNG receiving jetty and breakwater, an adjacent regasification platform, subsea gas pipelines from the platform to shore, an onshore gas receiving facility, and an onshore nitrogen production facility. It was a premiere for KAEFER in Bahrain to execute its key services on an offshore platform during its construction phase. The team performed intumescent fireproofing of the main LNG pipe rack structures as well as insulation activities of lines of trestle and loading areas, including cryogenic insulation.

Belgium

Project: Insulation C3 Splitter New PDH Antwerp

Owner: Borealis

Executing Company: KAEFER België NV

Services Executed: Insulation, Scaffolding

Employees on site: 35

One of the largest equipment ever delivered to the Port of Antwerp in one piece by ship for Borealis' propane dehydrogenation plant (PDH) in Kallo, Belgium. The propylene splitter is a distillation column to split propane from propylene. With a length of 105 metres, a width of 10 metres and a weight of 1,600 tonnes, the splitter is an important element of Borealis’ new plant and will eventually define the location’s skyline. The plant will have a targeted annual production capacity of 750 kilotons p.a., making it one of the largest facilities in the world. Production is expected to start by the end of 2022.

Brazil

Project: Vale ore mines

Owner: Vale

Client: RIP Serviços Industriais Ltda

Executing Company: KAEFER Integrated Services Ltd.

Services Executed: Electric and automation services

Employees on site: 200

RIP is working on the electrical and mechanical infrastructure in ten mines to ensure compliance with current legislation as well as preparing the facilities for a more complex automation and telecommunication.

Canada

Project: Cenovus Christina Lake Construction Work Package 1 & 2

Owner: Cenovus Energy Inc.

Executing Company: KAEFER Integrated Services Ltd.

Services Executed: Aluminum Cladding, Insulation

Man-hours: 32,800

KAEFER in Canada has historically had a strong relationship with Cenovus at Foster Creek for providing pipeline insulation needs. In 2019, we were given an opportunity to complete 17,569 LM of pipeline insulation for their expansion projects over a 1-year period. KAEFER has leveraged this opportunity to foster a stronger relationship with Cenovus, with KAEFER providing technical solutions for heat conservation and technical specification changes for future planned projects.

China

Project: LNG Canada

Owner: Shell Canada Energy

Client: CFHI Module Yard

Executing Company: KAEFER Insulation (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. & KAEFER Integrated Services Ltd.

Services Executed: Pre-Insulation of Pipework

Employees on site: 50

The team of KAEFER in China worked closely together with their colleagues of KAEFER in Australia on the factory pre-insulation of jetty and run down lines for modules destined for the LNG Canada project.

Finland

Project: 'Mardi Gras'

Owner: Carnival Corporation

Client: Meyer Turku

Executing Company: KAEFER Oy

Services Executed: Interior Outfitting (steel to steel turnkey delivery)

Man-hours: 90,000

Carnival is launching a brand-new ship in 2021 with a familiar name: Mardi Gras™. This ship introduces six themed areas packed with brand-new experiences for eating, drinking and spectacularly getting down to fun. KAEFER in Finland was responsible for interior outfitting areas at Carnival’s new flagship and the largest contract in 2020.

France

Project: Structural reinforcement section 3 on EDF Gravelines

Owner: EDF

Executing Company: KAEFER WANNER SAS

Services Executed: Scaffolding

EDF's Gravelines power station is located on the North Sea coast, at an equal distance from Dunkirk and Calais. It is the largest nuclear power plant in Western Europe, both in terms of production capacity and number of reactors. KAEFER WANNER is executing scaffolding works with a dimension of 28m in length, 14m in width and 34m in height. A total of 200 tons of material are being moved.

Germany - Construction

Project: Neuer Kanzlerplatz, Bonn

Owner: Art Invest Real Estate

Client: GS Engineering & Construction Corp.

Executing Company: KAEFER Construction GmbH

Services Executed: Interior Outfitting

Man-hours: approx. 110,000

The team of KAEFER Construction is involved in the complex newbuilt of a high-rise building with 27 floors as well as two low-rise buildings in Bonn. Being responsible for complex interior outfitting including screed, terrazzo, system floors, tiles, drywall, painter, plaster, flooring, the execution is planned to be finished until August 2021.

Germany - Industry

Project: Pisa

Owner: Evonik Industries Marl

Executing Company: KAEFER Industrie GmbH

Services Executed: Heat and Cold Insulation

Man-hours: 83,000

Evonik is building a new plant complex for the high-performance plastic polyamide 12. Polyamide 12 is needed in automotive engineering, oil and gas pipelines and 3D printing. KAEFER executed heat and cold insulation in a short time frame while keeping safety as well as quality standards at the highest level.

Germany - Shipbuilding

Project: 'Odyssey of the Seas'

Owner: Royal Caribbean International

Client: Meyer Werft

Executing Company: KAEFER Schiffsausbau GmbH

Services Executed: Interior Outfitting

Man-hours: 25,000

The team of KAEFER Shipbuilding in Germany was awarded with interior outfitting of the newbuilt cruise ship’s theatre, casino as well as medical center.

Indonesia

Project: Tangguh LNG Expansion

Owner: BP

Client: CSTS (Chiyoda, SAIPEM, Triparta, SEA partnership)

Executing Company: PT KAEFER

Services Executed: Material Supply, Passive Fire Protection, Refractory

Man-hours: 32,800

KAEFER in Indonesia is carrying out passive fire protection and refractory material installation in West Papua. Tangguh LNG is a unitized development of six gas fields and started production in 2009. It is now operating at design capacity with work currently ongoing to expand the plant through the addition of a third train.

Kuwait

Project: Al-Zour LNG Import Terminal Project

Owner: Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC)

Executing Company: KAEFER Kuwait General Trading & Contracting Co. WLL

Services Executed: Passive Fire Protection

Man-hours: 364,000

KAEFER in Kuwait is executing passive fire protection for the steel structures at the top of eight LNG storage tanks at 45m to 60m height. Each LNG storage tank under construction has a capacity of 225,000 cubic metres. KAEFER's services include providing scaffolding to execute the 24,000 square metres of passive fire protection works at 70 meters height at its highest.

Lithuania

Project: Vilnius Combined Heat and Power Plant (VKJ)

Owner: Vilniaus kogeneracinė jėgainė, UAB

Executing Company: KAEFER UAB

Services Executed: Insulation, Scaffolding

Employees on site: 50 workers/month on average

The new combined heat and power plant in Vilnius will be able to produce about 40% of the heat centrally supplied to Vilnius. The construction is expected to be finished by the end of 2020. KAEFER in Lithuania is responsible for the design, delivery and installation of insulation as well as the electric heating system for technological & auxiliary pipelines and devices. Furthermore, the team is performing scaffolding works.

Luxembourg

Project: TYVEK L8

Owner: DuPont de Nemours

Executing Company: KAEFER Luxembourg S.à.r.L.

Services Executed: Scaffolding

Man-hours: 30,000

The scaffolding works at TYVEK L8 represent the biggest industrial project for KAEFER in Luxembourg since its foundation. Scaffolds, heat shrinkable tarpaulins, handrailing - in a perfect Health & Safety environment, even during the pandemic and its strong constraints - are some of the key topics for this exciting project.

Malaysia

Project: Melaka Refinery Diesel Euro 5

Owner: Petronas

Client: Hyundai Engineering Malaysia Sdn Bhd.

Executing Company: KAEFER (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd.

Services Executed: Insulation, Refractory, Scaffolding

Man-hours: 164,110

KAEFER in Malaysia has been performing insulation, refractory and scaffolding works for the Melaka refinery for our client Hyundai. The entire project was executed as a LEAN project, including a LEAN fabrication yard and scaffolding warehouse, resulting in better efficiency through continuous improvement of existing processes.

Netherlands

Project: Zeeland Refinery Turnaround 2020

Owner: Total, Lukoil

Executing Company: KAEFER Nederland B.V.

Services Executed: Asbestos Removal, Insulation, Scaffolding

Man-hours: 130,000

The large, plant-wide turnaround was executed despite of the pandemic. This caused for an adjusted execution in terms of Health & Safety regulations. The scope of more than 150.000 m³ of scaffolding as well as insulation and asbestos removal services were achieved by a dedicated and motivated team.

Norway

Project: Martin Linge Hook-up

Owner: Equinor

Client: Rosenberg Worley

Executing Company: KAEFER Energy

Services Executed: Insulation, Scaffolding, Surface Protection, HVAC, Interior outfitting

Man-hours: 1.7 million

The North Sea Martin Linge field is located 42 kilometres west of Oseberg. Equinor became the operator of the Martin Linge field in 2018 and installed four large modules. A comprehensive hook-up and completion job are currently being done at the field. Around 650 people are at work offshore at any time (rotation scheme) preparing the Martin Linge platform for production. KAEFER Energy is performing numerous services for the platform to a greater extent than planned originally both in volume and time.

Oman

Project: Coke Calcining Plant

Owner: Sanvira Carbon (FZC) LLC

Executing Company: KAEFER Insulation LLC

Services Executed: Refractory Works

Employees on site: 350

Sanvira Carbon's coke calcining plant will be able to produce 500,000MT of calcined petroleum coke per year once the first phase is complete and will cater to Oman’s aluminum industry, amongst others in the region. The facility will also feature a power plant able to produce up to 24MW of electricity through internally generated steam. This is the first project of its kind for KAEFER in Oman. More than 18,000 tonnes of brick lining inside eight vertical shaft kilns will be executed with more than 500 employees at its peak within a challenging schedule of five months.

Peru

Project: Talara Refinery Modernisation

Owner: PETROPERU

Client: Técnicas Reunidas (refinery) & COBRA (auxiliary plants)

Executing Company: KAEFER KOSTEC S.A.C.

Services Executed: Electric Tracing, Passive Fire Protection, Scaffolding, Surface Protection, Thermal Insulation

Man-hours: 1,000,000

KAEFER’s international approach to the Talara project delivered significant productivity improvements in PFP, thermal insulation and scaffolding. The commitment shown by everyone on the team, whether from Peru, Spain, Brazil or Germany, has led to additional contracts at Talara.

Poland

Project: Żerań Power Plant

Owner: PGNiG TERMIKA S.A.

Executing Company: KAEFER S.A.

Services Executed: Thermal Insulation

Man-hours: 20,500

The Żerań power plant is one of the largest cogeneration plants in Poland. Located in Warsaw, it is the second largest power plant in the Polish capital in terms of heat production. KAEFER in Poland has applied almost 10,000 square metres of thermal insulation on pipelines in the newly built CCGT unit Żerań with 497 MW.

Qatar

Project: Call-off Contract at QP Refining Operations Areas

Owner: Qatar Petroleum

Executing Company: KAEFER LLC

Services Executed: Access, Scaffolding

Man-hours: 1,190,500

This project represents the biggest scaffolding maintenance contract for KAEFER in Qatar to date. It is also the first LEAN maintenance project to be carried out in the Middle East at KAEFER. The team has seen a substantial increase in productivity by applying LEAN. KAEFER in Qatar looks forward to demonstrating their clients the value of LEAN in maintenance projects in other projects to come.

Saudi Arabia

Project: Haradh & Hawiyah Field Gas Compression Project

Owner: Saudi Aramco

Client: Técnicas Reunidas

Executing Company: KAEFER Saudi Arabia

Services Executed: Insulation, Passive Fire Protection

Man-hours: 212,000

The Haradh & Hawiyah Field Gas Compression Project is located in the south of Saudi Arabia's Ghawar oil and gas field, the world's largest onshore oil field. The project consists of nine gas compression units in different locations. With all units being approx. 100 kilometres apart, planning and logistics play a crucial role in this project.

South Africa

Project: Eskom Power Station Tutuka

Owner: Eskom

Executing Company: KAEFER Thermal Contracting Services (PTY) LTD.

Services Executed: Scaffolding, Removal of Insulation

Man-hours without LTI: 5,517,976

Tutuka is the Zulu word for progress. Since its completion in 1996, the Tutuka power station is feeding energy into Eskom's 765 kV extra high voltage system. The six boiler/turbine unit giant contributes 3,600 MW supplied to consumers and industries throughout the country. KAEFER in South Africa is delivering supply, erection & dismantling of scaffolding including removal & replacement of insulation materials based on defects and scopes provided by Eskom within its maintenance and outage contract.

Spain

Project: Avante 2200 corvettes (5 units)

Owner: Royal Saudi Naval Forces

Client: Navantia

Executing Company: KAEFER Servicios Industriales SAU

Services Executed: Structural Insulation

Man-hours: 22,140 each

This first construction made for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces is part of a series of 5 corvettes. KAEFER in Spain is putting an emphasis on continuous improvement in this project. LEAN initiatives applied throughout the construction of each unit will ensure the continuous improvement of processes. The team is excited about this opportunity to enter new markets and to provide their services to customers.

Sweden

Project: Repair after fire

Owner: Borealis

Executing Company: KAEFER AB

Services Executed: Insulation, Scaffolding

Employees on site: 70

Right before summer holidays, client Borealis got hit by a big fire on one of its sites. Luckily, no one was harmed. The damages required a lot of work for two of our disciplines on site, insulation and scaffolding. KAEFER in Sweden was happy to help their customer get his facility up and running quickly.

Thailand

Project: Johan Sverdrup P2 Topside EPC (MSF)

Owner: Equinor

Client: AIBEL (Thailand) Limited

Executing Company: KAEFER Engineering (Thailand) Ltd

Services Executed: Interior Outfitting

Employees on site: 120

KAEFER in Thailand is carrying our interior outfitting for Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup platform on Aibel’s yard in Thailand. Services executed include supply & installation of dry wall panels, raised access floor, suspended ceiling, insulation and technical lining for steel deck and bulkhead and other related works. With this project, KAEFER in Thailand is broadening its range of services in architectural works and is developing further skills for future projects.

United Arab Emirates

Project: Crude Flexibility Project

Owner: ADNOC Refining, Ruwais

Client: SAMSUNG ENGINEERING

Executing Company: KAEFER LLC

Services Executed: Hot Insulation, Scaffolding

Man-hours: 928,000

The Crude Flexibility Project is an ongoing mega project in the United Arab Emirates. KAEFER's activities are located in two regions, the Green Field and the Brown Field. As the pipelines are placed on pipe racks, almost 80% of the scope of work involves straight lines, with lesser numbers of fittings. The KAEFER team is carrying out 169,000 square metres of hot insulation including prior scaffolding works required (volume of 74,000 cubic metres).

United Kingdom & Ireland

Project: Hinkley Point C

Owner: EDF

Executing Company: KAEFER Ltd.

Services Executed: Access, Surface Protection

Man-hours: 150,000

Hinkley Point C is the first of a new generation of UK nuclear power stations and is the largest construction project in Europe. KAEFER in UK & Ireland are undertaking high specification, specialist surface protection on nuclear protection components. This is the first project in a series of coating activities that KAEFER will undertake during construction of the nuclear island.

United States of America

Project: Cameron LNG

Owner: Cameron LNG

Client: CCJV

Executing Company: KAEFER LLC, USA (through KAEFER LandCoast Insulation, LLC, USA)

Services Executed: Cold Insulation

Man-hours: 93,500

The Cameron LNG liquefaction export project is a €8 billion facility with a projected export capability of 12 million tones p.a. Phase 1 includes three trains and all three trains have been producing LNG since May 2020. KAEFER performed the fabrication, installation and insulation of the valve and flange boxes for train 2 and train 3.