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Rotterdam LNG regasification plant
- Client: GATE
- Country: Netherlands
- Contract type: EPC
- Start date: 2007
- Ending date: 2010
Rotterdam LNG regasification plant, Netherlands.
Royal Vopak and NV Nederlandse Gasunie, companies holding shares in Gate Terminal B.V., chose the consortium formed by SENER, Techint, Entrepose and Vinci to be the main contractor for the engineering, purchasing and construction of Gate terminal, a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal based in Maasvlakte (Rotterdam, the Netherlands).
Within this experienced group of companies from Spain, Italy and France, SENER participated in the management, procurement and construction for the project, and was in charge of supervising the project’s construction and commissioning, in addition to performing its engineering. SENER took part in the project as part of the TS LNG joint venture together with Techint Engineering & Construction. Both companies successfully conducted the construction and commissioning of the plant, completing all of their work on time and on budget.
Gate terminal is one of the largest gas projects in all of Europe. The terminal consists of three LNG tanks of 180,000 m3 with emission capacity of 12 BCMA. The plant is designed and prepared to add a forth tank of the same size, but with an emission capacity of 16 bcma.
For mooring, the terminal has two jetties that allow simultaneous loading and unloading of LNG vessels of up to 267,000 m3.
- Project data:
- Nominal capacity: 500 MCFD.
- Scope: Basic Engineering, Detail Engineering and participation in the EPC.
- Contract award by Consortium TSLNG (TECHINT 50% & SENER 50%), VINCI, ENTREPOSE.
·2011. European Construction Institute ‘Project of the Year’ Award
·2011. Liqueﬁ ed Natural Gas Project of the Year
·2012. Finalist of Project Excellence Awards
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