Yokogawa wins LNG carrier control contract

Rick Wilkinson
OGJ Correspondent

MELBOURNE, Jan. 15 -- Yokogawa Australia was awarded a contract to replace the control system in the LNG carrier Northwest Sanderling, which ships LNG from the North West Shelf project in Western Australia to Japan and other Asian markets.

Yokagawa will supply a Centrum VP Integrated Production Control System to monitor and control the LNG cargo as well as ship turbines and ballast. It will also monitor the Prosafe-RS Safety System for safety management of the boiler, the LNG tanks, and the vessel's quarters.

The work includes engineering, manufacturing, installation, and commissioning services, during which Yokagawa equipment will replace the original Honeywell TDC2000/3000 system.

The Northwest Sanderling, oldest of the nine LNG carriers in the North West Shelf shipping fleet, will be in dry dock in Singapore in June.

Yokogawa also was awarded a contract to replace the monitoring and control systems of two LNG carriers owned by Brunei Gas Carriers.

Related Articles

Statoil: Polarled gas pipeline crosses Arctic Circle

08/21/2015 The Statoil ASA-operated Polarled gas pipeline construction project reported crossing the Arctic Circle. The line will connect Aasta Hansteen field...

West Slope Colorado oil and gas group calls for pipeline route change

08/20/2015 The West Slope Colorado Oil & Gas Association urged the US Bureau of Land Management to move an existing natural gas pipeline, which its owner-...

Pennsylvania’s governor issues crude-by-rail study he commissioned

08/18/2015 Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (D) issued a study he commissioned in late April of issues stemming from the growing number of crude oil shipments by ra...

Santos updates Gladstone LNG project status

08/18/2015 The Santos Ltd.-led Gladstone coal seam gas-LNG project (GLNG) has introduced first gas to the LNG plant on Curtis Island. The gas will be used to ...

Browse FLNG project awarded Australian government approval

08/18/2015 The Woodside Petroleum Ltd.-led Browse floating LNG (FLNG) project offshore Western Australia has taken another step forward with the Australian go...

NEB issues import, export licenses to Pieridae Energy

08/17/2015 Pieridae Energy (Canada) Ltd. reported that it has been issued long-term licenses by Canada’s National Energy Board to import natural gas from the ...
White Papers

UAS Integration for Infrastructure: More than Just Flying

Oil and gas companies recognize the benefits that the use of drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) c...

Solutions to Financial Distress Resulting from a Weak Oil and Gas Price Environment

The oil and gas industry is in the midst of a prolonged worldwide downturn in commodity prices. While ...
Sponsored by

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

Operating a Sustainable Oil & Gas Supply Chain in North America

When Tue, Oct 20, 2015

Short lead times and unpredictable conditions in the Oil & Gas industry can create costly challenges in supply chains. By implementing a LEAN culture of continuous improvement you can eliminate waste, increase productivity and gain end-to-end visibility leading to a sustainable and well-oiled supply chain.

Please join us for this webcast sponsored by Ryder System, Inc.


On Demand

Leveraging technology to improve safety & reliability

Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Attend this informative webinar to learn more about how to leverage technology to meet the new OSHA standards and protect your employees from the hazards of arc flash explosions.


The Resilient Oilfield in the Internet of Things World

Tue, Sep 22, 2015

As we hear about the hype surrounding the Internet of Things, the oil and gas industry is questioning what is different than what is already being done. What is new?  Using sensors and connecting devices is nothing new to our mode of business and in many ways the industry exemplifies many principles of an industrial internet of things. How does the Internet of Things impact the oil and gas industry?

Prolific instrumentation and automation digitized the industry and has changed the approach to business models calling for a systems led approach.  Resilient Systems have the ability to adapt to changing circumstances while maintaining their central purpose.  A resilient system, such as Maximo, allows an asset intensive organization to leverage connected devices by merging real-time asset information with other critical asset information and using that information to create a more agile organization.  

Join this webcast, sponsored by IBM, to learn how about Internet of Things capabilities and resilient systems are impacting the landscape of the oil and gas industry.


Taking the Headache out of Fuel License and Exemption Certificates: How to Ensure Compliance

Tue, Aug 25, 2015

This webinar, brought to you by Avalara, will detail the challenges of tax document management, as well as recommend solutions for fuel suppliers. You will learn:

-    Why it’s critical to track business partner licenses and exemption documents
-    The four key business challenges of ensuring tax compliance through document management
-    Best practice business processes to minimize exposure to tax errors


Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!


Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected