RINA Group on Thursday was awarded a contract for basic
engineering design, environmental and social impact
assessment, safety and other studies for the expansion of
Greeces only LNG terminal at Revithoussa.
The four-month project was awarded to RINA by DESFA
(Hellenic Gas Transmission System Operator).
The expansion of the LNG Revithoussa
terminal cryogenic facilities will boost the maximum
sustainable gas send-out rate to 1400 Nm3/h, with a peak
send-out rate of 1650 Nm3/h.
The existing terminal consists of an import jetty, two full
containment storage tanks, plus one under construction, re-gasification
equipment and send-out facilities. It is situated on an
island west of Athens and currently handles between 0.51 and
0.68 billion cubic metres of gas annually, supplied by
The expansion project will analyze potential
interfaces not only with the existing LNG terminal, but also
the third tank under construction, according to project
RINA has been chosen for this vital expansion project because of our
expertise with gas, and because of our ability to draw on
multiple skills and competences within the RINA
Group," said Angelo Lo Nigro, energy manager for RINA
RINA Services S.p.A. is the lead company of a joint-venture set
up to deliver the project, which also includes RINA
Group engineering consultancy D'Appolonia and Greeces
RINA subsidiary Projenia will be responsible for cryogenic facilities design,
while D'Appolonia will be responsible for carrying out
safety studies and environmental impact assessment.
Permitting will be done by Exergia.