Boskalis associate Smit Lamnalco signs first 10-year terminal services contract in Mozambique
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announced that Smit Lamnalco, a 50% associated company, has been awarded a substantial 10-year contract with additional extension options by Coral FLNG to provide integrated marine services to the first Mozambique Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) terminal. This marks the first terminal services contract award for the Mozambique offshore LNG developments. The contract value for Smit Lamnalco amounts to approximately USD 200 million and services will commence early 2022. For the delivery of its services Smit Lamnalco will deploy three new 95 ton bollard pull tugs to provide escort, berthing and unberthing services to LNG carriers at the FLNG facility. A new offshore support vessel will be utilized to provide logistical and marine services support. Coral FLNG is a consortium of ENI, ExxonMobil, CNPC, Kogas, Galp Energia and ENH. The FLNG terminal is located approximately 80 kilometers offshore Palma Bay and operates in a water depth of 2,000 meters.
Van Oord receives dredging contract in the Port of Beira, Mozambique
Van Oord has been contracted to carry out emergency dredging works in the Port of Beira, Mozambique, the company said in its press release. CFM, the ports and railways company of Mozambique, is the client. Reinstating the port access channel to its charted lines and levels is of great importance to facilitate the growing maritime transport in this region. Execution of the project will start soon and will take six months to complete. The Port of Beira acts as a gateway to the central interior area of the country as well as the land-locked nations of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Atalanta will dredge the port access channel to its original width and depth and will be assisted by the Sagar Manthan for bed-levelling operations.
Essar Ports signs concession agreement with Mozambique government to develop new 20 MTPA coal terminal in Beira Port
Essar Ports has signed a 30-year concession agreement with the Government of Mozambique to develop a new coal terminal at Beira Port, as part of a Public Private Partnership (PPP) project. The project will be executed on Design, Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (DBOOT) basis through a subsidiary, New Coal Terminal Beira, SA (NCTB SA), which is a joint venture of Essar (which will own 70) and Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Moçambique (CFM, which will own 30%). The project will enhance the coal handling capacity of Mozambique by 20 MTPA in two phases of 10 MTPA each.Upload News