Keppel Offshore & Marine (Keppel O&M) has signed a Technical Assistance and License Agreement (TALA) with Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) that will enable the companies to jointly market LNG solutions; leveraging GTT's membrane containment systems and Keppel's shipyard expertise.
Keppel O&M's network of global yards will be able to offer GTT's LNG systems in the design, construction and maintenance of LNG carriers, LNG bunker vessels, LNG-fuelled vessels and FSRUs.
Abu Bakar, Managing Director (Gas & Specialised vessels) of Keppel O&M, said, “This is a win-win partnership with GTT as it will allow us to offer more comprehensive LNG solutions to our respective customers, across our global networks of operations. With GTT's proven LNG containment technology and Keppel's track record in specialised shipbuilding as well as expertise in LNG, we will be able to provide safer, more efficient and economical solutions in sustainable power generation.”
Philippe Berterottière, Chairman and CEO of GTT, said, “We are pleased to extend our partnership with Keppel to jointly offer a wider range of LNG solutions. GTT's technologies make it possible to build LNG carriers to meet the demand of supplying LNG along coasts and up rivers to island nations. By adopting our membrane technologies, Keppel O&M will be able to design optimised ships in terms of capacity and size and minimise the draught.”
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