Svanehøj pumps selected for Northern Lights CO2 carriers

The Danish marine pump specialist Svanehøj has been awarded a contract to provide pump systems for two LNG fuelled carriers that can transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights project’s storage services in Norway.
2021 has been a record yr 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 everlasting storage in a geological reservoir 2,600 m under 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 deliver two 15 m deepwell cargo pumps of for every ship. In this project, Svanehøj’s multigas know-how shall be shown to its full potential, as the buyer needs the pumps to even be used to handling LPG pure fuel. Over the years, Svanehøj has equipped cargo pump systems to more than 1,100 LPG tankers around the world.
“We have gained the order through our long-standing companion, TGE Marine, which designs and delivers complete cargo dealing with methods for the CO2 carriers,” mentioned Thomas Uhrenholt Nielsen, sales director, Cargo Gas at Svanehøj. “TGE has chosen ไดอะแฟรม , which they’re very conversant in from quite a few LPG tankers.”

Svanehøj has been supplying cargo pump methods for CO2 carriers since the late 1990s.
“Thanks to our experience from the comparatively few CO2 ships built up to now, we’re a half of the dialogue on a number of of the upcoming CCS (carbon capture & Storage) initiatives. CCS is a spotlight area in our enterprise strategy, and the order from TGE for Northern Lights is therefore of nice strategic significance. This could be a giant market for us inside the next few years,” addedsaid Uhrenholt Nielsen.
Svanehøj began 2022 with a new “Powering a greater future” strategy and a target of doubling its turnover to DKK1 billion (approximately US$143 million) by the end of 2026. The strategy is primarily centered on supporting the transition to climate-neutral shipping, but additionally on investing in new enterprise areas, together with CCS.

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