2 May 2017 –TMC Compressors (TMC) has penned a contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries to supply a complete marine compressed air system to a new-build floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) the South Korean yard is building for Höegh LNG.

TMC scope of work includes engineering, manufacturing and supply of a complete compressed air system consisting of 2 x 44 kW service air compressors and 2 x 44 kW control air compressors.

The contract value is undisclosed.

“This is the 8th or 9th FSRU that Hyundai Heavy Industries is building for Höegh LNG, and we have delivered marine compressed air systems to all of them. Repeat orders such as this for high-end vessels is a confirmation that both Höegh and Hyundai Heavy Industries value the reliability a fully marinised compressor technology like ours provides,” says Per Kjellin, managing director of TMC.

Höegh LNG’s FSRU will have a minimum regasification capacity of 750 million cubic feet per day by 2018.The newbuild vessel will be used at a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project in Pakistan which Qatar Petroleum, Total, Mitsubishi, ExxonMobil, and Höegh LNG is developing in collaboration with Global Energy Infrastructure Limited (GEIL).

“This is a high profile development with a number of reputable industry giants involved, so we are very happy that our compressor technology has been chosen for this FSRU,” adds Kjellin.

TMC is the world’s leading supplier of compressed air systems for marine and offshore use. The company is a thoroughbred supplier of marine compressors, based on 40 years’ heritage in the marine and offshore industries. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with sales and service offices all over the world. Photocredit : www.hoeghlng.com