Jettyless LNG
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Jettyless LNG – the link that is no longer missing

Cleaner energy should be cheap and accessible. We make this possible by providing cost-efficient solutions to clients worldwide.

The jettyless transfer of LNG is sparking new thinking as to how import and export of LNG may be possible without the cost and inflexibility of conventional fixed-jetty infrastructures.

A floating transfer system requires only a small footprint and can be installed at existing and congested ports to increase LNG export volume, attracting new customers for bunkering services.

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UTS - top view

UTS® Technical Highlights

The UTS enables transfer of LNG between a vessel and storage facilities and is fully qualified by DNV GL.

Distance from shore
50 - 800 m

Environment
Sheltered to harsh conditions

Flowrate
100 - 2,500 m3/h

Transfer lines
Floating cryogenic hoses

LNGC size
1,000 - 266,000 m3

Design life
25 years

We have leveraged on the Standard UTS qualified design to develop solutions for large scale LNG import and export between ship & shore.

Distance from shore
50 - 800 m

Environment
Sheltered to harsh conditions

Flowrate
2,500 - 12,000 m3/h

Transfer lines
Floating cryogenic hoses

LNGC size
Up to 260,000 m3

Design life
25 years

Bunkering offshore or in ports is possible with Connect LNG's floating solutions.

Distance from shore
Up to 300 m

Environment
Sheltered conditions

Flowrate
500 - 1,000 m3/h

Transfer lines
Rigid pipe

Vessel size
All

Design life
25 years

UTS - top view
UTS - Attachment system
UTS - Connect to any vessel
UTS - Floating flexible pipes
UTS - Unmanned operation
UTS - Offloading

Roughly 15-25hrs for loading and discharge

    • Process system will be sized according to the flow rate requirements of the client.
    • The time frame for loading and discharge is roughly 15-25 hours depending on the scale of the application.
    UTS - Ballast system

    Fully redundant ballast system

      • The ballast system enables the unit to follow the LNG carrier vertically during loading and unloading.
      • Remotely operated by the operator onshore.
      • 100% redundancy ensures that any single failure event does not delay the operation.
      UTS - Wave height

      Operational in significant wave height of 2 meters

        • The platform is optimised for minimum wave response, with extensive numerical and experimental modelling and research.
        • The vacuum attachment system further reduces motions when attached to the LNG carrier.
        UTS - Umbilical

        Power and signals via umbilical

          • A robust flexible floating umbilical provides power, signals and communication to the UTS platform.
          • The umbilical runs parallel to the floating hoses, and can be reeled.
          • The UTS platform is equipped with a UPS, which will keep critical systems live in case of loss of power from shore.
          UTS - Minimum boil-off gas

          Minimum boil-off gas generation

            • Due to the superior insulation properties of the floating hoses, the boil off generation throughout the system is minimal.
            • Rigid piping and valves on the platform are also insulated to further reduce heat inleak.
            UTS - Safety

            Focus on Safety

              • The platform is equipped with an industry standard ship-shore-link system, which interlinks the ESD systems of the LNG carrier, the UTS platform, and the terminal.
              • Fire, smoke and gas detectors are located throughout the unit, which will instantly trigger ESD and shut down process flow.
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              Naturgy logo

              In 2017 Connect LNG and Naturgy Energy Group S.A. (then Gas Natural Fenosa) made history with the world's first transfer of LNG with the Universal Transfer System, UTS ®.

              Naturgy's goal is to enable the rapid expansion of the LNG value chain to support emerging markets and developing countries where population growth has meant a vast demand increase in power.

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              We are dedicated to fulfilling your project goals and de-risking your marine infrastructure

              Connect LNG was born from first-hand experience with the challenges and inefficiencies of traditional LNG offloading methods from ship to shore. Our core offerings remove the need for fixed and permanent infrastructure, such as quays, jetties, trestle structures and loading platforms.

              Dredging, which is expensive and damaging to coastal areas, can be eliminated with Connect LNG’s floating jettyless transfer solution.

              The road to your Jettyless infrastructure project

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              Share information with us about your project (confidential).

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              Our domain experts will evaluate your project parameters to ensure Jettyless is a viable and optimal solution.

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              Work with us to further mature the project definition and gain access to our marine and process experts.

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              Realise your infrastructure project by cutting costs and project plans.

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