Hoegh LNG announced Monday that the PGN FSRU Lampung project offshore Lampung, Sumatra, Indonesia reached an important milestone July 21 when the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU), along with its associated mooring and pipeline to shore was deemed mechanically complete and commenced commercial operation for its client Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN). The PGN FSRU Lampung further completed receiving its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) through a Ship-To-Ship (STS) transfer July 27, and has now entered its final commissioning phase. The contract with PGN is for 20 years.
Sveinung J.S. Stohle, president and CEO of Hoegh LNG Holdings Ltd. (the Company), commented: "We are proud to have commenced commercial operation of this technically advanced and innovative FSRU project for our client PGN. This is the largest and most complex FSRU project Hoegh LNG has undertaken so far, and the project team and the Company deserves a lot of praise for their excellent performance. With the second and third FSRU scheduled to commence commercial operation later this year and the fourth FSRU being delivered in the first quarter next year, the Company is in the process of preparing for further expansion within the FSRU segment, thus demonstrating our commitment to keep growing the Company within the FSRU market."
About Hoegh LNG
Hoegh LNG is a provider of floating LNG infrastructure services, offering regasification, transportation and production services under long-term contracts. The company operates a fleet of four floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs) that act as floating LNG import terminals, and four LNG transportation vessels. In addition, Hoegh LNG has two new FSRUs on order and has developed a solution for floating LNG production (FLNG). Hoegh LNG is a Bermuda based company with established presence in Oslo, Singapore, London, Tampa and Jakarta. The company employs approximately 95 office staff and 500 seafarers.
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