SAL Heavy Lift completes Ichthys LNG shipments
SAL Heavy Lift said it has completed a series of shipments totalling more than 100,000 frtts for the Ichthys LNG project near Darwin.
SAL Heavy Lift was contracted by the project’s freight forwarder SDV, Asia, for five shipments performed on a consecutive basis from load-ports Sattahip, Masan, Busan and Shanghai.
SAL’s type 176 MV REGINE with 2 x 700ts cranes (1,400ts lift cap in tandem), and open hatch capability together with a third aft mount crane of 350ts lift cap was selected as the ideal candidate to provide utmost flexibility, cost efficiency and safety to the project.
Among the items shipped were 2 x Acid Gas Removal units each more than 800ts (each 42 x 10.5 x 10.8mtrs) and 2 x Radiant Convertor Modules both more than 25mtrs high (each 10.5 x 10 x 25mtrs / 217ts).
All shipments were discharged at the Project’s Module Offloading Facility. SAL Heavy Lift Singapore managed the project.
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