PALFINGER has been selected by MODEC, the leading provider and operator of floating production systems for the global oil and gas industry, to supply two wire luffing lattice boom cranes to a FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) vessel being built for the Sangomar field in Senegal.
The FPSO will be deployed at the Sangomar field, around 100 km south of Dakar, Senegal, with delivery scheduled in 2023. It will be capable of processing 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day, 130 million standard cubic feet of gas per day, 145,000 barrels of water injection per day and will have a minimum storage capacity of 1,300,000 barrels of crude oil.
PALFINGER will deliver two DKW1600 wire luffing lattice boom cranes with a maximum lifting capacity of 30 metric tons and a maximum outreach of 35 meters to the FPSO. Sverre Mowinckel-Nilsen, Sales Director PALFINGER Marine and Handling Solutions says:
“We are proud to be selected as the supplier of the main cranes onboard the first FPSO for Senegalese waters and we are looking forward to continue our long-term relationship with MODEC.”