Samsung Heavy books FSRU order

Samsung Heavy books FSRU order
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South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries, on Thursday received an order to build a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for a consortium of Marubeni, Sojitz, and Pertamina.

The order for the FSRU with a 170,000 cubic meter storage capacity has been valued at 250 billion South Korean won ($220.9 million), SHI said in its statement.

The unit will feature Samsung Heavy’s in-house developed glycol LNG regasification system unveiled to shipowners in September.

Speaking of the order, a Samsung Heavy Industries representative said the showcase of the new LNG regasification system led to its application.

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