Cosco Shipping delivers 33,000 tons of structures for the Tortue Ahmeyim LNG project
Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers (CSSC) have been making sure Greater Tortue Ahmeyim liquefied natural gas project on the border of Mauritania and Senegal.
The project is dubbed as the deepest offshore project in South Africa to date. It is being jointly developed by BP Kosmos Energy, Societe des Petroles du Senegal (Petrosen), and Societe Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures (SMHPM). BP is the project operator while Saipem in a consortium with Eiffage Génie Civil Marine was awarded the EPCI contract for the near-shore terminal of the project.
Over the past six months, Cosco Shipping Specialized Carriers has transported, on behalf of Saipem, 82 structures with a total weight of more than 33,000 tons from Saipem’s yard in Karimun, Indonesia to the Tortue field. CSSC has utilised 12 vessels for this project, a combination of Semi-submersible, Deck Carriers and Multipurpose vessels.
Phase 1 of the project is currently under development and will produce 2.5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas per year from 2023. The bp-led development has also passed the 75 percent completion mark.
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