The Danish marine pump specialist Svanehøj has been awarded a contract to produce pump methods for 2 LNG fuelled carriers that will transport liquid CO2 to the Northern Lights project’s storage services in Norway.
2021 has been a record year for Svanehøj.
Northern Lights is creating infrastructure to move CO2 from industrial emitters in Norway and other European international locations by ship to a receiving terminal in western Norway for intermediate storage, before being transported by pipeline for everlasting storage in a geological reservoir 2,600 m underneath the seabed.
The two CO2 carriers are being built at Dalian Shipbuilding (DSIC) in China and are expected to be operational in 2024. Both vessels will have a capacity of seven,500 m3 of liquid CO2. Svanehøj will ship เพรสเชอร์เกจ of for each ship. In pressure gauge 10 bar , Svanehøj’s multigas know-how will be proven to its full potential, as the customer desires the pumps to even be used to handling LPG pure gas. Over ไดอะแฟรม ซีล , Svanehøj has supplied cargo pump techniques to greater than 1,one hundred LPG tankers around the world.
“We have gained the order via our long-standing partner, TGE Marine, which designs and delivers complete cargo dealing with techniques for the CO2 carriers,” stated Thomas Uhrenholt Nielsen, sales director, Cargo Gas at Svanehøj. “TGE has chosen our deepwell cargo gas pumps, which they’re very conversant in from quite a few LPG tankers.”

Svanehøj has been supplying cargo pump systems for CO2 carriers since the late Nineteen Nineties.
“Thanks to our expertise from the relatively few CO2 ships constructed thus far, we’re part of the dialogue on a number of of the upcoming CCS (carbon capture & Storage) initiatives. CCS is a spotlight space in our enterprise technique, and the order from TGE for Northern Lights is due to this fact of nice strategic significance. This could be a big market for us throughout the subsequent few years,” addedsaid Uhrenholt Nielsen.
Svanehøj started 2022 with a new “Powering a better future” strategy and a goal of doubling its turnover to DKK1 billion (approximately US$143 million) by the end of 2026. The strategy is primarily centered on supporting the transition to climate-neutral delivery, but additionally on investing in new business areas, together with CCS.