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1 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 1 Siemens Energy, Inc. Welcome to Wind Turbine Component Transportation & Logistics Part 2 – Vessels & Ports Sally Chope, Transportation & Logistics Director

2 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 2 Global reach POI POE AARHUS, DK HOUSTON, TX CORPUS CHRISTI, TX KAHULUI, HI VANCOUVER, WA DULUTH, MN BALTIMORE, MD STOCKTON, CA FORTAZELA, BR PONCE, PR LONG BEACH, CA SAN DIEGO, CA POHANG, KR SHANGHAI, CN PHU MY, VN DIRECTION Key:

3 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 3 Vessel basics There are several types of vessels Container vessels Break-bulk vessels Ro Ro vessels Lo Lo vessels Bulk vessels Barges Types of service they provide: Liner vessels Charter vessels Tramp vessels U.S. flag vessels Jones Act vessels

4 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 4 Floating crane approaching vessel being pushed by tugboat

5 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 5 Vessel hatch is opened, rigging is attached to lifting points and off-load begins

6 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 6 Nacelle off-loads to floating pier

7 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 7 Nacelle begins to clear hold

8 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 8 Direct drive nacelle arrives in Port of Corpus Christi

9 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 9 View of cargo hold with removal of tact welding

10 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 10 nn View of nacelle crane lift from cargo hold on vessel showing transport fixture

11 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 11 nn Nacelle off-load to mafi trailer (not used outside of port)

12 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 12 Hub off-load from vessel to truck using special lifting gear

13 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 13 View of blades nested in hold

14 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 14 Blade off-loaded from stacking system on deck of break-bulk vessel

15 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page meter blades off-load via self-geared vessel

16 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page meter blade off-load

17 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 17 Blade off-load with ship’s gear, container cranes in background

18 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 18 J-hooks are utilized to load and off-load towers

19 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 19 Tower vessel in Duluth via St. Lawrence seaway

20 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 20 Single stack on deck tower shipment Shore cranes required for off-load

21 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 21 Another view of towers on deck

22 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 22 Direct off-load of towers to railcars with ship’s gear in Long Beach, California

23 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 23 Four crated power units on flat rack

24 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 24 Components at port of import laydown area

25 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 25

26 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 26

27 © Siemens AG All rights reserved. Page 27 Thank you! Questions?


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