Keppel to convert Golar LNG ship

Singapore: Keppel Shipyard, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine, has signed a conditional contract with Golar Hilli Corporation, a subsidiary of Golar LNG, to perform the world’s first-of-its-type conversion of an existing Moss LNG carrier, the Hilli, into a floating liquefaction vessel (FLNGV).

This contract will become effective upon the fulfilment of several conditions precedent, including the receipt by Keppel Shipyard of the initial milestone payment.  [25/06/14]