Punta Sayago Floating LNG Terminal
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Summary Information

  • Ownership: GDF-Suez
  • Website: http://www.gdfsuez.com/
  • Location: Punta Sayago, Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Capacity: million tons/annum
  • Status: Under Construction

Brief Description

  • The Uruguay FSRU will be 345 meters long and 55 meters wide
  • The LNG terminal will have a long-term storage capacity of 263,000 m3 and regasification capacity of 10 Msm3/day, expandable to 15 Msm3/day.
  • The Shuttle Regasification Vessel GDF SUEZ Neptune will be used as a bridge solution before the delivery of the new-built FSRU

Technical Details

  • Storage capacity: 263,000 m3
  • Unloading capacity: LNG carriers of up to 218,000m3
  • Send out capacity: 10 Msm3/day
  • Constructor:
    • Tractebel: Owner engineer during the construction phase
    • Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering: Vessel construction

Ongoing Projects/Project Status

  • Commissioning is expected in 2015

Suppliers / Customers

  • Suppliers:
  • Customers:


  • 2013 - GDF Suez awarded BOOT contract
  • 2014 - Vessel charter contract signed
  • 2014 - Marubeni becomes a partner

Other Information

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Relevant Links

  1. GDF SUEZ to develop Uruguay’s first LNG import terminal
  2. Uruguay’s LNG import terminal project: GDF SUEZ charters the world’s largest LNG Floating Storage and Regasification Unit
  3. Participation in Offshore LNG Receiving Terminal Project in Uruguay

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