Senegal: GAS Entec Builds ‘World’s First’ Modular LNG Floating Storage Regasification Unit for KARMOL

Credit: GAS Entec

Credit: GAS Entec

GAS Entec has actually finished the conversion of a 125,000 m ³ LNG provider right into an FSRU for KARMOL, a joint-venture in between Turkey’s Karpowership as well as Japan’s Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), for release in Senegal.

The firm, a subsidiary of Atlantic Gulf & &Pacific International Holding( AG&P ), has actually transformed the LNG provider right into an 84 mmscfd Modular Floating Storage as well as Regasification Unit (M-FSRU) with the ability to range from 15 to 300 mmscfd each.

“This M-FSRU is the world’s first modular floating LNG regasification terminal, delivering gas from LNG to Karpowership’s 236 MW floating power plant, the Karadeniz Powership Aysegul Sultan in Port Dakar, ” GAS Entec stated.

The incorporated drifting facility will certainly offer shore-based grids inSenegal

“The existing floating power plant previously used heavy fuel oil to meet ~15% of the West African nation’s power demand. The conversion to natural gas represents a remarkable achievement for Senegal’s ambition to be a leader in the transition to clean energy,” GAS Entec included.

For the KARMOL job, Gas Entec was accountable for the full layout, consisting of FEED, fundamental, information as well as manufacturing layout engineering, course authorization as well as advancement, supply of regasification innovation, job administration, examination as well as appointing of necessary regas tools as well as systems as well as setup help constructing what it claims is the globe’s very first drifting LNG M-FSRU.

KARMOL Board Member Gokhan Kocak stated: “This is a big moment for KARMOL and for Africa. With the successful completion of the M-FSRU, Senegal will be the first country in West Africa to transition to clean gas energy, replacing high emission fuels with LNG. […] We will reliably deliver re-gasified LNG to Karpowerships’ floating power barge and proudly pass along this clean energy in a commercially-compelling way to the amazing, high-growth country of Senegal.”

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