Seatrium Oil & Fuel (Americas) Restricted (a member of Seatrium Group) has delivered the world’s second transformed floating liquefaction Vessel (FLNGV) to Gimi MS Company, a subsidiary of Golar LNG Restricted.
The Gimi FLNG will probably be stationed at a nearshore hub positioned on the Mauritania and Senegal maritime border, and is anticipated to start manufacturing subsequent yr as a part of the primary part of the Better Tortue Ahmeyim undertaking.
Gimi was transformed from a 1975-built Moss LNG service with a storage capability of 125 000 m3. It’s designed for 20 years of operations on website with out dry docking, with a liquefaction capability of two.7 million tpy and contracted to function close to shore in 30 m of water depth.
Chris Ong, CEO of Seatrium, mentioned: “We’re delighted to ship the world’s second FLNGV conversion in partnership with Golar LNG. Gimi is a testomony to the sturdy monitor report of the initiatives we have now delivered to Golar over time, and displays their confidence in Seatrium as a associate within the growth and conversion of high-quality, sustainable and strong manufacturing items. Leveraging our deep engineering experience in complicated offshore conversion initiatives, in addition to our capabilities in executing LNG-related EPC initiatives, we provide progressive and dependable floating liquefaction options to fulfill the rising midstream wants of the LNG trade.”
The conversion of Gimi is a part of a broader suite of options developed by Seatrium to handle the trade’s concentrate on power transition, with LNG extensively considered a transition gasoline. The group’s proprietary FLNG conversion options are quick-to-market and reduces greenhouse gasoline emissions by 33% on common as in comparison with a newbuilt choice. Seatrium beforehand delivered Gimi’s predecessor, Hilli in 2017, which is at the moment working with a 100% uptime in Cameroon, Central Africa.
Karl Fredrik Staubo, CEO of Golar LNG, added: “Golar is happy to finish conversion of the FLNG Gimi and set sail for Gimi’s 20-year operation for BP and Kosmos offshore Mauritania/Senegal. We want to thank Seatrium, Black & Veatch, and different suppliers for an additional profitable FLNG supply. With Gimi quickly on-site for start-up of operations, Golar will double its working fleet of FLNGs and convey complete put in liquefaction capability of as much as 5.1 million tpy. Because the main impartial proprietor and operator of FLNG items globally, we’re dedicated to allow monetisation of engaging confirmed gasoline fields by our market main operational monitor report, engaging CAPEX/tonne of liquefaction capability which is amongst the trade’s best emissions/tonne produced LNG.”
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