Russian classification selected for Gazprom FSRU

Offshore staff

MOSCOWRussian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) will class a floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) to be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea.

According to Georgy Bedrik, head of the RS planning and marketing division, time frames for construction of an FSRU and commissioning works are generally much shorter than for construction of an onshore LNG terminal.

The company will perform survey duties in compliance with the RS rules, and other applicable national and international requirements.

The vessel will incorporate anti-icing protection to ensure its continuous operation at low temperatures (down to -30°C/-22°F). The Arc4 ice class will allow it to navigate in the average one-year ice up to 0.9 m (2.9 ft) thick in summer and fall.

HHI is due to deliver the vessel to OOO Gazprom Flot by end-2017.

01/13/2016

Share your news with Offshore at news@offshore-mag.com

 

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Maximizing Operational Excellence

In a recent survey conducted by PennEnergy Research, 70% of surveyed energy industry professional...

Leveraging the Power of Information in the Energy Industry

Information Governance is about more than compliance. It’s about using your information to drive ...