McDermott International, Inc announced that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been shipped from the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry, La.
“Shipping the first cargo from Train 1 is a tremendous achievement for McDermott and the joint venture project team, especially while maintaining a very strong safety record on such a large-scale and complex project,” said Samik Mukherjee, Group Senior Vice President of Projects for McDermott. “Moreover, this an impressive contribution to the needs of a growing, global LNG infrastructure market—something our entire organization is proud to be a part of.”
Since the initial award in 2014, McDermott and its joint venture member on the project, Chiyoda, have provided the engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning for the project. The project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export capacity of more than 12 million tonnes per annum of LNG, or approximately 1.7 billion cubic feet per day.
Cameron LNG is jointly owned by affiliates of Sempra LNG, LLC, Total, Mitsui & Co. Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment, LLC, a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).
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