2nd load of LNG leaves harbour, Bechtel celebrates milestone

LNG company APLNG is currently loading its second load of liquefied natural gas on to Clean Planet, while another ship, BW Pavilion Vanda, is waiting at the Fairway Buoy to take its place.

Clean Planet was expected to leave Gladstone on Sunday, destined for Singapore, according to QShips.

All three projects on the island are now operational.

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It reached another milestone recently with four of the six LNG trains producing LNG.

The remaining two trains are expected to come online in 2016.

Australia Pacific LNG first cargo

All three projects on Curtis Island are now operational with Australia Pacific LNG exporting its first cargo on Saturday, January 9. Four of the six LNG trains to be constructed by Bechtel on Curtis Island in Queensland, Australia are now producing LNG with the remaining two trains expected to come online in 2016.

Posted by Bechtel Gladstone on Tuesday, 12 January 2016

In a video released by Bechtel Gladstone, several staff members shared their thoughts on the journey so far.

Bechtel Gladstone senior project manager Darren Mort said it all came down to the team working together well.

"As the job got tougher the team has come closer and closer together," he said.

"It's a fantastic feeling to have a ship out there and to be loading LNG into it … it's a very ex citing time for us," Bechtel Gladstone start up manager Sprague Cook said.

A historic moment was recently captured for the Curtis Island projects with three LNG ships moored at the three sites...

Posted by Bechtel Gladstone on Wednesday, 13 January 2016


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