Heavy lift operator Jumbo has recently completed work on a contract awarded by Geocean for the Moheshkhali floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh. This will be the country’s first LNG import terminal and is expected to help secure the future provision of energy for Bangladesh.
The Moheshkhali floating LNG import terminal will include a Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU), a subsea buoy system and a subsea pipeline, which will connect the terminal to an onshore pipeline system. Jumbo was contracted to transport and install the mooring system for the FSRU. This involved installing eight suction piles and anchors and a Pipe Line End Terminal (PLEM), as well as scouring protection.
The project work on site started in early January this year and has now been completed by the Jumbo offshore team and the crew aboard the Jumbo Javelin. Tom Rijnders, Jumbo’s project manager, said: “Conditions on this project were at times challenging due to strong currents and poor visibility. However, the crew on board managed to perform outstandingly with a lot of ingenuity and persistence to complete the project within specifications.”
Jumbo’s offshore division has built up a solid reputation as a combined transport and installation contractor for the offshore industry. As well as installing subsea structures and moorings it has installed jackets, topsides, and wind turbine foundations.