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12 April 2018

Babcock wins Vent Gas Cooler technology contract

Babcock LGE, the specialist technology provider for the marine liquefied gas market has secured a new contract for its patented Vent Gas Cooler (VGC™) technology.

This follows the recent award for its ground-breaking ecoSMRT® LNG reliquefaction technology for four newly ordered LNG carriers being built in South Korea.

Utilising innovative, multi-functional enhancements, the VGC™ will be utilised on two 79,500cbm LPG carriers. The VGC™ provides increased reliquefaction plant capacity and the ability to carry cargoes with high incondensable or volatile content, which conventional reliquefaction systems could not handle. Babcock’s VGC™ provides significant advantages over conventional options, giving increased efficiency at lower capital and operating cost. Babcock’s VGC™ offers a truly value added solution.

Neale Campbell, Babcock Systems Director said:

"Technology drives Babcock LGE’s success and promotes our innovative capability. The recent Vent Gas Cooler and ecoSMRT® contract awards demonstrate our ongoing, proven experience and are testament to the hard work and dedication of our international team."

As Babcock enters a new era of innovation, its patented solutions and bespoke client applications including VGC™ and ecoSMRT® technologies look set to thrive within the growing LNG sector.


About Babcock
Babcock is the UK's leading naval support business. It draws on an unmatched range of engineering and technical skills in providing through-life services and deep maintenance to the Royal Navy's major warships and nuclear-powered submarines. They own and operate major dockyard facilities at Devonport and Rosyth and manage the Clyde Naval Base. w:

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