LNG Canada dredging works set to start

Image courtesy of LNG Canada

The Shell-led C$40 billion ($31 billion) LNG Canada project in British Columbia is ready to start dredging works to allow larger ships such as LNG carries to be able to dock in the port of Kitimat.

The Transshelf heavy-lift vessel arrived in Kitimat last week carrying five dredging and support vessels which were floated off its decks subsequently, according to LNG Canada.

To remind, a final investment decision has still not been made by Shell and its joint venture partners on the giant LNG project that would include a liquefaction plant consisting of two trains each with the capacity to produce at least 6.5 million tons per annum (mtpa).

Besides Shell, LNG Canada JV partners include Malaysia’s Petronas, PetroChina, Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation and Kogas of South Korea.

The dredging works are a part of “some seasonally sensitive work this summer to put the LNG project in the best position” to meet schedule requirements should LNG Canada’s JV participants take a final investment decision later in 2018, LNG Canada said in a statement.

Dutch dredging company Boskalis will execute dredging and Triton Haisla will conduct environmental monitoring, as well as crab and fish salvage, the statement said.

 

LNG World News Staff

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< Sep 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6

6th Mozambique Gas Summit & Exhibit

This year’s edition will have a revamped programme for attendees.

read more >

Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference 2019

The three-day event includes an exhibition where an expected 600+ supply chain companies will showcase their products and services.

read more >

LNGgc London

LNGgc is a fantastic way of raising attendees’ company profile within this market and creating greater awareness of their brand…

read more >

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition

5th CWC China LNG & Gas International Summit & Exhibition will return 16 – 17 October 2019, bringing together the key players…

read more >