August 7, 2008

FMC to Supply Marine Loading Systems to Samsung for Use on Flex LNG Vessels

FMC Technologies, a provider of technology solutions for the energy industry, has received an order from Samsung Heavy Industries, to supply its customer, Flex LNG, with four liquid natural gas offloading systems.

The order also includes an option for a fifth offloading system. Each system includes three 16-inch offshore liquid natural gas (LNG) offloading arms, equipped with FMC's proprietary enhanced-connection targeting system as well as a control system.

All the equipment will be manufactured at FMC's operation in Sens, France. Deliveries are scheduled for 2009 and 2010.

Robert Potter, senior vice president of energy processing systems at FMC Technologies, said: "We are proud to have been selected by Samsung and Flex LNG for this world-first offloading systems order for LNG floating production vessels. This award follows our recent receipt of five purchase orders to apply the same technology to floating regasification vessels and exposed jetties or platforms."