Norsafe nets Coral South FLNG lifeboats gig

Norsafe nets Coral South FLNG lifeboats gig
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Norway’s Norsafe has secured a contract with Eni of Italy to supply life-saving appliances for the Coral South floating LNG facility to be located in Area 4, some 50 kilometres of the coast of Mozambique. 

The order is to deliver 8 freefall systems containing 5 x GES 50 MKIII with HD-50 davits and 3 x GES 45 with HD-45 davits, to the FLNG facility under construction by Samsung Heavy Industries, Norsafe said.

The davits will be delivered in November 2018 and the lifeboats in February 2021, according to the company’s statement.

The GES 50 freefall lifeboat will take up to 70 persons and can drop from a height of 47 metres with the GES 45 taking up to 60 persons, having a maximum drop height of 40 metres.

The FLNG facility will be designed to produce 3.4 mtpa of liquefied natural gas and will be moored in 2,000 meters of water depth in Area 4, offshore Mozambique.

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