GTT to design tanks for Excelerate Power’s FSRU

South Korea’s Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) has awarded a contract to French liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) containment specialist Gaztransport & Technigaz (GTT) for the tank design of a brand new floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU).

The yard will assemble the FSRU, with a storage capability of 170,000m³, for US-based LNG agency Excelerate Power.

It is going to characteristic the Mark III Flex membrane containment system developed by GTT.

The Mark III expertise is a cryogenic liner developed for the containment of liquefied gasoline at low temperatures throughout delivery, in addition to onshore and offshore storage, at atmospheric stress.

Straight supported by the ship’s hull construction, the containment and insulation system encompasses a main corrugated chrome steel membrane.

This membrane is positioned on prime of a prefabricated insulation panel. It additionally consists of a whole secondary membrane manufactured from composite materials.

Moreover, the modular system deploys commonplace prefabricated elements to assist numerous shapes and capacities of tanks.

With a most regasification capability of 1 billion commonplace cubic ft per day (1,000 MMscf/d), the brand new FSRU is anticipated to be delivered within the second quarter of 2026.

It is going to incorporate HHI’s proprietary LNG regasification system, boil-off gasoline administration, twin gas engines and selective catalytic discount system, in addition to different options to cut back emissions and improve efficiency.

Together with vessels each in operation or beneath building, the newest order takes Excelerate Power’s FSRU depend to 11.

Final month, GTT received an order from one other South Korean entity, Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME), for the tank design of six new LNG carriers.

The 174,000m³ capability vessels will characteristic the GTT-designed NO96 L03+ membrane containment system.

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