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A plea for early safety design in FLNG

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Extract from an article by LNG INDUSTRY Written by Mike Johnson, Principal Consultant, DNV GL. Edited by Callum O’Reilly: published 9 July 2014

Floating LNG (FLNG) production plants are approximately the size of four football pitches. As these vessels are set afloat in the middle of the ocean to face nature’s wrath, and have people working in the restricted space available, it is simple to understand the mammoth undertaking, in not only their construction, but also making them seaworthy, safe and environmentally sustainable. Every single step of the design, construction and operation process is abound with risk…

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