Clough has announced that Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd. (DSME) has been awarded a contract for the hook-up services on the Ichthys LNG FPSO facility. The Ichthys FPSO is a 336 metre long, permanently moored and weather-vaning vessel designed to hold more than one million barrels of condensate.
This is the second hook-up contract awarded to Clough for the Ichthys LNG project, with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI).
The scope of work includes the preparation and execution of offshore hook-up and assistance to commissioning. Work will commence in the Q1 2016 with the mobilisation of engineering and technical teams to the DSME fabrication yard located in Geoje, Korea before moving offshore in the Browse Basin, 200 km off the northern coastline of Western Australia.
Project management will be executed from Clough’s office in Perth with the technical support of Clough’s Korean joint venture CloughCoens.
The Ichthys LNG Project is a joint venture operated by INPEX in partnership with Total, CPC Corporation Taiwan and the Australian subsidiaries of Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Kansai Electric Power, Chubu Electric Power and Toho Gas.