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LNG Khannur in Jurong Shipyard

LNG Industry,

Jurong Shipyard, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine, has secured an approximately S$ 20 million contract from Golar LNG Energy to convert the LNG Khannur, a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) tanker, to a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) to be renamed , West Java FSRU.

The 125,000 m3 LNG tanker, which arrived in Jurong Shipyard recently, will be converted into a FSRU capable of producing 500 million ft3/d) of gas, with a regasification capacity of approximately 3.8 million tpa).

The West Java FSRU represents Golar’s fourth FSRU project for PT Nusantara Regas, a joint venture between Pertamina and PGN. On conversion completion, the vessel will be installed 15km offshore Muara Karang, Jakarta Bay, in Indonesia, where it is contracted to operate until the end of 2022, with provision for further automatic extension options to 2025 subject to certain contract conditions.

The West Java FSRU project will be Indonesia’s first LNG regasifaction terminal and represents the first FSRU project in Asia.

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