Exmar has launched the Tango Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) and Excalibur Floating Storage Unit (FSU) vessels, which will sail from Dubai to Congo.
Tango FLNG, which has a liquefaction capacity of approximately 1,000,000,000m3 per annum of gas (BCMA), will be moored 3km offshore along with the Excalibur FSU upon their arrival in Congo. Exmar served as the engineering, procurement and conversion (EPC) contractor for this project and has designed the mooring system and performed the refurbishments on both vessels at Dry Docks World yard in Dubai. As Exmar built and formerly owned Tango FLNG, it provides the Excalibur FSU on a long-term charter and will be responsible for all terminal operations on the Congo LNG project.
This milestone is in line with the timeline of Eni’s Congo LNG project, the first phase of which will begin in December 2023. The project will contribute to meeting the Republic of the Congo’s energy needs while seizing the opportunity to exploit the surplus gas through LNG production, enabling the country to join the group of global exporters of LNG. Eni’s Congo LNG project leverages Marine XII gas resources and existing production facilities in a new phased approach targeting the zero routine gas flaring objective.
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