By Jemima Owen-Jones2016-11-04T10:50:00+00:00
Port Manatee has handled export shipment of a nearly 500-tonne LNG heat exchanger manufactured at the Air Products production facility.
The massive unit, measuring about 15 feet in diameter and 180 feet in length, was transported in late October from the Air Products Port Manatee facility across the highway and directly onto the port’s Berth 12, where it was loaded onto a vessel by Logistec USA stevedores for shipment.
“Expert shipment of special project cargos of such dimensions proves the outstanding ability of Port Manatee and its partners to handle such large and heavy pieces,” said Betsy Benac, Chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority.
“Air Products has a dynamic, positive impact on Manatee County, and we are proud of our strong collaboration.”
The Manatee Country location was chosen due to its immediate proximity to Port Manatee and easy access to the berth, as well as because it removed constraints on the size of LNG heat exchangers to be shipped.
“Air Products has a dynamic, positive impact on Manatee County, and we are proud of our strong collaboration”
Betsy Benac, Chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority
An Air Products liquefied natural gas heat exchanger, weighing nearly 500 tonnes, is loaded onto a vessel at Port Manatee’s Berth 12.
Air Products has signed an agreement with Chevron Australia Pty Ltd to supply its proprietary liquefied natural gas (LNG) process technology and equipment for three process trains at the Gorgon Project, located offshore Western Australia.
Delivering its ninth consecutive quarter of double-digit adjusted revenue growth in its latest financial results, Air Products has completed its 2016 earnings on a high.
Air Products has announced that it has appointed Dr. Samir J. Serhan as Executive Vice-President, leading the company’s Technology, Engineering and Manufacturing functions, excluding hydrogen and carbon monoxide.
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