Cape Secures Contracts For Shell Giant Prelude

Published at 11:18AM - 22/02/16

Cape secures contracts for Shell giant Prelude, that will see the company supply construction crews to the build phase of the project.

The UK based company announced the news Monday saying: “Prelude will be the world’s largest FLNG facility and we are proud to be involved with such a prestigious project.”

Cape Secures Contracts For Shell Giant Prelude

The contract will see Cape supply crews for construction an installation work, focusing on installation and insulation of the giant vessel’s Cryogenic Pipework.

The Cryogenic Pipework is all located on the giant vessel’s topside process facilities, and will be installed whilst the vessel is in Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) shipyard at  Geoje, South Korea.

Cape Plc Chief Executive, Joe Oatley, said: “I am delighted that Cape has been able to secure this contract and that we will be further developing our relationship with Samsung Heavy Industries.”

“Prelude will be the world’s largest FLNG facility and we are proud to be involved with such a prestigious project.”

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The giant Shell operated Prelude FLNG facility, will be located approximately 295 miles (475km) offshore Broome, Western Australia.

Once operational it will be the world’s largest offshore producing facility, able to withstand category 5 cyclones; and at 488 metres (1,601ft) long, 74 metres (243ft) wide, with a displacement of 600,000 tonnes, will be bigger than 5 USA Nimitz-class aircraft carriers.