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FSRU Project Development and Operation

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Course overview

The course provides a comprehensive overview of the FSRU industry addressing many of the technical, project specific and commercial issues associated with the use of floating storage regasification units (FSRUs).

The course is designed for

  • Technical, commercial and management staff who require a high level technical overview of the LNG industry and FSRU development
  • Personnel within the industry
  • Technical support staff entering the industry
  • Technical staff who want to expand their understanding of the industry
  • Students considering the industry as a career

Course outline

Marine Infrastructure Issues
Breakwater Design
Port Dredging
Tugs and Pilots

FSRU Designs
Newbuild vs Conversions
Shipyard Selection
Ship Designs (AtlanticMax, Q-max, Q-flex)
Floating Storage (FSU’s)
Floating Regas (FRU’s)
Floating Gas to Power
Niche FSRU Applications

FSRU Construction & Constructability
Long Lead Item Delivery
Typical Conversion Schedule
Typical Newbuild Schedule

Factors Influencing CAPEX and OPEX
Typical OPEX Elements

FSRU Site Selection Considerations
Water Depth
Water Temperature
Environmental Regulations

Introduction to LNG Safety
Historical Incidents and Lessons learned – material selection, layout, stratification, rapid phase transition, other
Safety in Design
Safety Code requirements

Introduction to Permitting and Environmental

Introduction to LNG – what is LNG
Some key facts about LNG, including physical properties, rich and lean LNG, composition ranges, safety and flammability

LNG Global Trade and alternative Commercial Models
Global Gas and LNG Trade
Development of LNG Trade
LNG Importing Countries
The Global FSRU Fleet
Gas Market Characteristics
The LNG Contract Chain
Sales and Purchase Agreements
FSRU Chartering

Technical fundamentals
LNG Properties and conversions
Heating Values, Wobbe, Interchangeability and market specifications

FSRU vs Land Based Import
Port Restrictions

Major FSRU Technology Choices
Regas Technology Selection
Boil-Off Gas Handling/Reliquefaction
LNG Pump Selection
Topsides Layout Considerations

FSRU Cargo Containment Systems
Overview of liquefaction systems (membrane vs Moss vs SPB vs Type C) 

LNG Transfer
Ship to Ship Transfer- side by side vs tandem
Hard Arms vs Cryogenic Hoses
HP Gas transfer vs hard arms and HP hoses
Custody Transfer, Metering and measurement
Small scale and bunkering

FSRU Mooring System Designs
Tower Yoke Systems
Spread Mooring
Offshore Island
Jetty Mooring
Gravity Based Regas structures

Location Start Date End Date Cost Trainer Book
Upon request     £1,750 Danny Van Schie Make enquiry



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