To secure the tender, frequent visits had to be made to London. The scope included the dismantling, crating, storage and export of the entire plant to Nigeria. The dismantling and crating took 6 months to complete. It was then placed in storage for a period of 8 months and thereafter shipment to Nigeria was arranged.
The shipment constituted a mixture of containers – 20 and 40 foot, including open top and flat racks. A total of 1300 m³ (30%) of the cargo moved was classified as abnormal with the dimensions on the largest pieces being 12.00 x 2.40 x 3.10m and 11.84 x 2.81 x 3.70m.