TOKYO-Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) today announced that the MOL FSRU Challenger, the world’s largest floating storage and regasification unit has received the first LNG in a commissioning process for an LNG import project.
he project will soon begin commercial operation and supply gas to power plants in Hong Kong. The name of the FSRU will be changed to the Bauhinia Spirit. The FSRU will be operated in the southern waters of Hong Kong under a long-term charter to Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited.
The FSRU will regasify LNG and supply natural gas via two subsea pipelines to CLP Power’s Black Point Power Station and HK Electric’s Lamma Power Station. MOL FSRU Terminal (Hong Kong) Limited will provide not only FSRU’s operation, but also jetty operation and maintenance services and port-related services.
Hong Kong LNG Terminal Limited was jointly established by two local power companies in Hong Kong, namely CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power), and The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited (HK Electric).