EXMAR takes delivery of World’s First Barge-Based FSRU and secures long-term employment for the unit.
EXMAR is pleased to announce that the Company has taken final delivery of the world’s first barge-based floating
LNG storage and re-gasification unit (FSRU) from the Wison Shipyard in Nantong, PRC. The unit has a re-gasification capacity of up to 600MMSCFD and a storage capacity of 26,000 m³ of LNG.
This delivery is a milestone in EXMAR’s history as this FSRU is the first of the new generation of floating
regasification assets, barge based, and perfectly positioned to add value in medium sized LNG import projects all
over the world in a fast track, flexible and cost efficient way.
In addition to the delivery, EXMAR is pleased to confirm that long-term employment for the FSRU has been secured
with a reputable counterpart and hire will start from mid-2018 onwards. The Company will communicate further
details regarding this contract in the near future in coordination with the customer.
Nicolas Saverys, CEO of EXMAR: “the delivery of the FSRU is a testimony of EXMAR’s commitment to continuously
improve the solutions we offer to the LNG supply chain industry. I am very pleased and honoured that long-term
employment for the FSRU was secured prior to delivery.”
Source: Maritime Shipping News