KOGAS / Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Site Visit
Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering
Started in 1973 at Okpo Bay, Geoje Island, located on the southeastern tip of the Korean Peninsula, the shipyard of Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME) was completed in 1981. DSME has since grown into the world’s premium shipbuilding and offshore contractor, specialized in building various vessels, offshore platforms, drilling rigs, FPSO/FPUs, submarines, and destroyers.
The shipyard which spans an area of 4.9 million meters squared encompasses the world’s largest dock with a million-ton capacity and is optimized for building high-tech motor vessels using cutting-edge equipment, including a 900-ton goliath crane.
In particular, with the advanced technologies related to Gas Carriers, DSME has specialized competitiveness in LNG Carrier, LNG-FSRU and LPG Carrier.
For more information, please visit dsme.co.kr/epub/main/index.do
KOGAS Tongyeong LNG Terminal
KOGAS an abbreviation for Korea Gas Corporation was incorporated by the Korean government in 1983. Since its founding, it has grown to become the world’s largest LNG importer. As the nation’s sole LNG provider, the Corporation is fully committed to providing clean, safe and convenient energy to the nation. In keeping with this mission, KOGAS operates its businesses in procurement, regasification, supply, and sale of natural gas. KOGAS imports about 34 million tons of natural gas from overseas annually and transmits it through a nationwide pipeline network spanning over 4,908km to ensure a stable supply for the nation.
KOGAS is also known for its world’s largest LNG storage facility. As of January 2020, KOGAS has 74 storage tanks (11.56 million kl) and 5 LNG terminals nationwide and plans to secure additional storage tanks through the construction of new LNG terminals by 2029.
Tongyeong LNG Terminal
• Storage tanks: 140,000 kl x 13 200,000 kl x 4
• Berthing and loading facilities: 1 berth with 75,000-ton capacity 1 berth with 127,000-ton capacity
• Boil off gas transmission capacity: 3,030 ton/hr
For more information, please visit kogas.or.kr:9450/eng/index.do