Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW Group on Monday informed it has named its newbuild FSRU at the South Korean Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).

BW Group names third FSRU BW Magna

In a brief statement through its social media channels, BW added that the previous Hull Number 2488 was named BW Magna.

The company also noted its third floating storage and regasification unit is scheduled for February delivery following which it will start its deployment for GNA’s (Gás Natural Açu) Port Açu project in Brazil.

GNA said through its social media channels the vessel is expected to arrive in Brazil in 2020.

According to the VesselsValue data, the unit is capable of transporting 173,400 cubic meters of LNG. GNA noted it will be capable of regasifying 21 million cubic meters of natural gas per day.

Regasified volumes will be used to power the GNA’s thermoelectric power plants in the Port of Acu in Rio de Janeiro state.

Source: LNGWorldNews