The Valencia Knutsen tanker will deliver the cargo to clients in Asia.
TechnipFMC was responsible for project management, engineering, procurement, installation, commissioning and start-up for the Prelude.
The Prelude FLNG, built by Samsung Heavy Industries, is designed for water depths in the range of 200-250 m (656-820 ft).
It should produce 3.6 MM metric tons/y (3.97 MM tons) of LNG, 1.3 MM metric tons/yr (1.43 MM tons) of condensate and 0.4 MM metric tons/yr (0.44 MM tons) of LPG.
Shell’s partners in the joint venture are INPEX, KOGAS, and OPIC.