Svitzer wins Moheshkhali LNG marine services job

Svitzer wins Moheshkhali LNG marine services jobIllustration purposes only (Image courtesy of Svitzer)

Towage services specialist Svitzer has been chosen to provide marine support services for the Excelerate Energy FSRU in Bangladesh.

Svitzer will provide marine support services to Excelerate Energy over a 15-year period at Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal to be located offshore Moheshkhali Island in the Bay of Bengal. The contract also includes a five-year option.

Bangladesh’s first LNG import terminal will enable Petrobangla, the state owned energy company, to increase natural gas supply in the country by up to 20 percent, sufficient to support up to 3,000 MW of power generation capacity.

The construction of the terminal will commence in the fourth quarter of 2017 and is anticipated to be in service by mid-2018.

Svitzer will serve the facility with a suite of five vessels, three Robert Allen RAstar 3200 ocean going terminal tugs under construction at the Cheoy Lee shipyard in China, one 36m crew boat under construction at the Penguin Shipyard and the MSV Svitzer Foxtrot from the existing fleet.

The company added it will establish a Bangladesh branch office to oversee the operation.

Share this article

Follow LNG World News

Events>

<< May 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
30 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 31 1 2 3

Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON)

The 20th edition of the Singapore International Bunkering Conference and Exhibition (SIBCON) will be about inspiring change…

read more >

4th Annual Upstream West Africa Summit 2018

In June 2018, Senegal will play host to the No.1 Annual B2B Upstream Oil & Gas event, which will bring together the senior decision makers from across the prolific West Africa region to discuss the trends and challenges currently facing the Oil and Gas industry.

Since the discovery by Tullow Oil in 2007 of the Jubilee Field in Ghana, the Upstream sector has refocused its efforts to explore similar plays around the entire West and North West African coast. These efforts were rewarded with Cairn Energy’s prolific discovery in 2014 followed by Kosmos’ in 2015. The West Africa region has the industry’s spotlight firmly focused on further unlocking the potential of this largely underexplored region.

Companies that will be looking toward further unlocking the deepwater hydrocarbon potential of West Africa include: PETROSEN, BP, Kosmos Energy, Cairn Energy, FAR, Total E&P, Premier Oil, Shell, Tullow Oil along with the Ministries and key solution providers.

 More info

read more >

The 27th World Gas Conference (WGC 2018)

The 27th World Gas Conference (WGC 2018) will be the largest, most timely and most significant global gas conference and exhibition ever held.

read more >

Oil and Gas 2018

The conference will cover a wide range of topics and allow participants to discuss about the new technologies developed in Petroleum…

read more >