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LNG Bunkering

As of 1 January 2020, the International Marine Organization (IMO) enforced stricter emission requirements, with the grand aim of improving the environment and the health of the world's population. The aim is to curb sulphur emissions and have a mandatory requirement to switch to lower sulphur shipping fuels, with a 0.5 wt% global sulphur cap for marine fuels used in international shipping.

Owing to this factor, the LNG bunkering market is expected to witness significant growth in the years to come, as LNG is likely to be an economic and greener marine fuel alternative.

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UTS - Connect to any vessel
UTS - Attachment system

Connect LNG's Bunkering Solutions

The UTS is designed for flexibility, so customers can combine Gas-to-Power with Bunkering operations in one single UTS.

Distance from shore
50 - 800 m

Environment
Sheltered to harsh conditions

Flowrate
500 - 1,000 m3/h

Transfer lines
Floating flexible hoses

Vessel size
All

Design life
25 years

Our bunkering from quayside solution is suitable to a wide range of vessels and can be stored when not in use.

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 - Floating flexible pipes
UTS - Attachment system
UTS - Unmanned operation
UTS - Offloading

Roughly 10-20hrs 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 hrs depending on large or small-scale 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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              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.

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