KN has been chosen by Snam FSRU Italia to cooperate within the start-up of a greenfield FSRU-based LNG terminal mission within the port of Piombino.
KN, which has established a status as an expert and dependable LNG terminal operator and mission developer, not solely in Europe, but in addition worldwide, will help Snam within the FSRU set up and subsequent commissioning and testing of the floating LNG terminal.
The brand new LNG terminal in Tuscany, within the province of Livorno and the west coast port of Piombino, is a strategic mission to assist guaranteeing nation’s vitality wants, growing safety of provide and diversification.
The terminal design relies on the FSRU, Golar Tundra, bought by Snam FSRU Italia, with a capability of 170 000 m3 and a nominal throughput of 5 billion m3/y of pure gasoline.
Darius Šilenskis, CEO of KN, notices that within the increasing LNG market there are rising alternatives for the corporate to become involved in worldwide LNG tasks.
“I’m glad that KN helps Europe to reinforce its vitality independence with its expertise and data. Having performed our homework in 2014 and ensured alter-natives for the availability of pure gasoline to Lithuania, at the moment being the principle gasoline provide path to the Baltic area, we are able to become involved within the implementation of strategic tasks of different European nations. We’re beginning this 12 months with nice partnership with Snam FSRU for an equally strategic LNG terminal mission. Undoubtedly, one of the vital necessary achievements of the previous 12 months was the choice of the German vitality large, Uniper, to pick out KN to offer industrial operation providers for Germany’s first floating LNG terminal within the port of Wilhelmshaven on the North Coastline,” stated Šilenskis.
In response to him, the current development of LNG terminal building tasks out there contributes to such success. Earlier than the Russian invasion to Ukraine solely six out of 23 potential LNG terminal tasks in Europe have been more likely to be constructed. Nonetheless, because the warfare continued – the variety of such tasks has virtually tripled to seven-teen.
“We obtain enquiries from such mission builders, whether or not for advisory, operational or co-investment actions. Due to this fact, such enhance within the demand for LNG terminal growth in Europe opens up much more alternatives for us to utilise our present data and competences within the new worldwide LNG tasks, the place we might be chosen as consultants, operators or buyers,” added Šilenskis.
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