KARMOL’s African LNG-powered electricity venture arrives in Dakar


KARMOL’s first Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) has arrived in Dakar, Senegal for Karpowership’s landmark LNG transition.

A joint venture between floating power plant company, Karpowership, and shipping company, Mitsui O.S.K Lines, KARMOL arrived from Singapore on the 31st of May and will supply Senegal with LNG-powered electricity via the FSRU.

Since August 2019, Karpowership have been operating a 235MW capacity Powership, Karadeniz Powership Ayşegül Sultan off Senegal, supplying 15% of the country’s electricity supply.

With plans to switch its entire fleet of Powerships to more sustainable and affordable LNG, the Senegal Powership will switch to operating with LNG before the end of June 2021.

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