As part of its growing network of global partnerships, Babcock LGE, a wholly owned Engineering, Procurement and Project Management business of Babcock International Group, has secured a contract to design; supply and project manage the installation of a cargo handling system for a 38,000cbm Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) ship at Namura Shipbuilding Co. Ltd in Imari, Japan.
Based in Edinburgh, this is LGE’s sixth contract with Japanese Shipbuilding business Namura, the contract marks Namura’s strategic return to the gas transportation market since the mid 2000s.
Babcock LGE has delivered many similar projects of varying sizes and plan to continue this success in a prosperous LPG market.
Although already established across the Asian market in countries such as South Korea and more recently, China, obtaining this Japanese contract signifies the company’s on-going growth in the gas-shipping sector.
“Babcock LGE’s contract win in Japan cements our growing reputation in the Far East as a leading player in the provision of LPG cargo handling systems. We have a first class team with extensive experience which is keen to continue to push the business on to the next level.”- Neale Campbell, Babcock LGE - Program Director.
The multi-million pound contract is set for delivery in 2019, with Babcock LGE activity taking place over 41 months and including the fabrication and delivery of the Reliquefaction Plant Skids.