Samsung Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (SHI) informed that it has secured an order to build a a 170,000㎥ LNG-FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) for a consortium of Marubeni, Sojitz, and Pertamina.
LNG-FSRU is a specialized vessel-like facility that regasifies LNG offshore and supply it directly to onshore demand.
As explained, the FSRU will be equipped with a newly developed in-house regasification system, the S-Regas(GI), one of main equipment for FSRUs. With S-Regas(GI), the aim is to reduce the chance of corrosion from traditional method of heating LNG directly with seawater and to save energy up to 5%.
“Successful showcase of the In-house regasification system led to an actual application in the new LNG-FSRU in just a month. Cost savings and improvement in quality and schedule management from the in-house regasification system led to a competitive edge,” stated a company representative.