GasLog Announces Order of FSRU Long Lead Items for LNG Carrier Conversion


GasLog announced that Keppel Shipyard Limited has begun ordering long lead items required for the conversion of a GasLog or GasLog Partners LP LNG carrier to a floating storage and re-gasification unit.

The LLI’s include pumps, vaporizers, heat exchangers and low duty compressors, which are vital equipment for the conversion process. The LLI’s take approximately 12 months to deliver at a total cost of around $16 million.

Ordering the LLI’s reduces the time necessary to convert an LNG carrier from between 18-20 months to 6-8 months once the LLI’s are delivered.

Keppel is the world’s leading shipyard for FSRU conversions, having carried out 3 successful conversion projects in the past.

Securing the LLI’s at this time, puts GasLog in a position to offer a fast track solution for FSRU projects in the future. GasLog is working on a number of potential projects where the LLI’s could be used in a vessel conversion and has a number of well suited candidates for conversion in its fleet of LNG carriers.

Paul Wogan, Chief Executive Officer of GasLog Ltd., stated: “GasLog’s success in developing both its FSRU capability and its industry relationships has allowed the early ordering of the LLI’s. This is a reflection of the progress we are making with a number of different projects around the world.”



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