The Danish marine pump specialist Svanehøj has been awarded a contract to supply pump systems for 2 LNG fuelled carriers that can transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights project’s storage amenities in Norway.
2021 has been a document year for Svanehøj.
Northern Lights is creating infrastructure to move CO2 from industrial emitters in Norway and other European international locations by ship to a receiving terminal in western Norway for intermediate storage, before being transported by pipeline for permanent storage in a geological reservoir 2,600 m underneath the seabed.
The two CO2 carriers are being constructed at Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC) in China and are anticipated to be operational in 2024. Both vessels could have a capability of 7,500 m3 of liquid CO2. Svanehøj will deliver two 15 m deepwell cargo pumps of for each ship. In this challenge, Svanehøj’s multigas know-how shall be proven to its full potential, as the buyer wants the pumps to even be used to dealing with LPG natural gas. Over the years, Svanehøj has equipped cargo pump methods to greater than 1,a hundred LPG tankers around the world.
“We have gained the order by way of our long-standing partner, TGE Marine, which designs and delivers full cargo handling methods for the CO2 carriers,” said Thomas Uhrenholt Nielsen, sales director, Cargo Gas at Svanehøj. “TGE has chosen ส่วนประกอบpressuregauge , which they’re very acquainted with from numerous LPG tankers.”
Svanehøj has been supplying cargo pump techniques for CO2 carriers for the explanation that late Nineteen Nineties.
“Thanks to our experience from the comparatively few CO2 ships built so far, we’re a half of the dialogue on several of the upcoming CCS (carbon capture & Storage) initiatives. CCS is a focus area in our enterprise technique, and the order from TGE for Northern Lights is subsequently of great strategic significance. This might be a giant market for us within the subsequent few years,” addedsaid Uhrenholt Nielsen.
Svanehøj began 2022 with a new “Powering a better future” strategy and a goal of doubling its turnover to DKK1 billion (approximately US$143 million) by the tip of 2026. The technique is primarily centered on supporting the transition to climate-neutral shipping, but in addition on investing in new business areas, together with CCS.