Svanehøj pumps selected for Northern Lights CO2 carriers

The Danish marine pump specialist Svanehøj has been awarded a contract to supply pump systems for 2 LNG fuelled carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights project’s storage amenities in Norway.
2021 has been a document 12 months for Svanehøj.
Northern Lights is growing infrastructure to move CO2 from industrial emitters in Norway and different European international locations by ship to a receiving terminal in western Norway for intermediate storage, earlier than being transported by pipeline for permanent storage in a geological reservoir 2,600 m underneath the seabed.
The two CO2 carriers are being built at Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC) in China and are anticipated to be operational in 2024. Both vessels will have a capacity of 7,500 m3 of liquid CO2. Svanehøj will ship two 15 m deepwell cargo pumps of for every ship. In this venture, Svanehøj’s multigas expertise might be proven to its full potential, because the buyer wants the pumps to also be used to dealing with LPG pure gas. Over the years, Svanehøj has provided cargo pump systems to greater than 1,100 LPG tankers around the world.
“We have received the order via our long-standing associate, TGE Marine, which designs and delivers complete cargo handling methods for the CO2 carriers,” mentioned Thomas Uhrenholt Nielsen, gross sales director, Cargo Gas at Svanehøj. “TGE has chosen our deepwell cargo gas pumps, which they are very familiar with from quite a few LPG tankers.”
Svanehøj has been supplying cargo pump methods for CO2 carriers since the late Nineties.
“Thanks to our experience from the comparatively few CO2 ships built thus far, we are a part of the dialogue on several of the upcoming CCS (carbon seize & Storage) initiatives. เกจวัดแรงกด is a spotlight space in our enterprise strategy, and the order from TGE for Northern Lights is subsequently of nice strategic importance. This could possibly be a big market for us inside the subsequent few years,” addedsaid Uhrenholt Nielsen.
Svanehøj began 2022 with a brand new “Powering a better future” strategy and a target of doubling its turnover to DKK1 billion (approximately US$143 million) by the top of 2026. The technique is primarily centered on supporting the transition to climate-neutral delivery, but additionally on investing in new business areas, together with CCS.
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