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Summary Information

  • Ownership: OLT Offshore LNG Toscana (IREN GROUP, E.ON GROUP)
  • Website:
  • Location: Livorno, Tuscany, Italy
  • Capacity: 3 million tons/annum
  • Status: In operation

Brief Description

  • The terminal a floating regasification unit, created by modifying an LNG carrier, which is positioned 22 km offshore the Tuscan coast and is connected to dry land by a 30 km long pipeline for the transfer of the gas to the national distribution system.
  • The vessel is moored with an external turret in 120 m water depth
  • The vessel Golar Frost was converted

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 137,500 cubic metres
  • Unloading capacity:
  • Send out capacity: 3.75 billion cubic meters a year
  • Constructor:
    • Saipem: Conversion of the gas carrier ship, offshore installation and commissioning
    • Drydocks World: Vessel conversion
    • London Marine: Turret Mooring System

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers: OLT has signed a deal with the city of Livorno to supply gas


  • 2004 - The project received its final environmental approval
  • 2008 - Vessel purchased from Golar LNG
  • 2008 - Saipem awarded conversion & installation contract
  • 2010 - Offshore pipeline laying completed
  • 2013 - FSRU is commissioned

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. London Marine FPSO References
  2. Saipem LNG References
  3. Saipem FPSO References
  4. Saipem Europe Pipeline References
  5. International Protective Coatings Floating Platform Referenc
  6. Floating Storage & Regasification Unit, Golar LNG
  7. Livorno FSRU Project - Golar Frost Sale
  8. Saipem awarded new Offshore contract worth 390 million euro
  9. The offshore works which concerned laying and burying the offshore pipeline were ended as scheduled
  10. Fairmount Tugs Deliver Floating 'Gas Plant' Toscana
  11. Commissioning of the Terminal “FSRU Toscana” is proceeding
  12. Testing activities of the Terminal "FSRU Toscana" are going to be completed
  13. The commercial activities of the Terminal; FSRU Toscana; has been started

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