Svanehøj pumps selected for Northern Lights CO2 carriers

The Danish marine pump specialist Svanehøj has been awarded a contract to produce pump techniques for two LNG fuelled carriers that can transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights project’s storage facilities in Norway.
2021 has been a record 12 months for Svanehøj.
Bona fide is developing infrastructure to move CO2 from industrial emitters in Norway and other European nations 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 capability of 7,500 m3 of liquid CO2. Svanehøj will deliver two 15 m deepwell cargo pumps of for each ship. In this project, Svanehøj’s multigas know-how might be proven to its full potential, as the buyer needs the pumps to even be used to dealing with LPG pure fuel. Over the years, Svanehøj has equipped cargo pump systems to more than 1,one hundred LPG tankers around the world.
“We have won the order via our long-standing partner, TGE Marine, which designs and delivers complete cargo handling systems for the CO2 carriers,” mentioned Thomas Uhrenholt Nielsen, sales director, Cargo Gas at Svanehøj. “TGE has chosen our deepwell cargo gasoline pumps, which they are very acquainted with from quite a few LPG tankers.”
Svanehøj has been supplying cargo pump techniques for CO2 carriers for the reason that late Nineteen Nineties.
“Thanks to our expertise from the comparatively few CO2 ships constructed so far, we are part of the dialogue on several of the upcoming CCS (carbon seize & Storage) projects. CCS is a focus area in our business technique, and the order from TGE for Northern Lights is subsequently of great strategic importance. This could be a giant market for us within the next few years,” addedsaid Uhrenholt Nielsen.
Svanehøj started 2022 with a brand new “Powering a greater future” strategy and a goal 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 enterprise areas, together with CCS.
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