Four internationally operating EPC contractors have been shortlisted to continue the tender process for the German LNG Terminal project.
Essential qualifications that have been assessed are safety track record, experience in design and construction of similar projects, awareness of German codes and practices and financial strength.
The shortlisted companies are: Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios – Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas, Hyundai Engineering - Korea Gas Corporation, Sacyr Fluor - Entrepose Contracting / VINCI Construction Grands Projects - Sacyr Somague and Tecnicas Reunidas - Heitkamp HIKB.
The EPC tender closing is on December 5, with the contract award planned before the end of April 2020.
The scope of the contract contains a jetty with two berths for LNG caqrriers ranging from 1,000 up to 265,000 m3, both with LNG unloading and loading capabilities, LNG storage tanks, LNG vapourisation and distribution facilities for a total capacity of up to 8 bcm per annum.
The permit approval process for the German LNG Terminal project is moving steadily forward and serious commercial interest in the project is shown by heads of agreements signed by major European and non-European LNG players.