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Wison finalises world’s largest SPB tank

Wison finalises world’s largest SPB tank
In a world first, clean energy technology service and solution provider, Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM), has successfully completed the final grand assembly of the world's largest Self-supporting Prismatic Shape IMO Type B Tank (“SPB”) for storing liquefied natural gas (LNG).

The significant announcement – made from its yard in Nantong, China - sees the tank – with storage capacity of 47,000m3 - stand as the largest single product ever designed and built using SPB technology since its debut in the 1980s. This accomplishment also hits a record of the first successful engineering application of the technology in China. 

WOM will deliver this new-born SPB tank into their large Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (“FLNG”) facility under construction

Based on its diversified and localized product supporting ecological chain, WOM has conquered the technology & know-how for mass production of Al-alloy structures consisting of medium-thick plates and components. In the meantime, by leveraging various automatic welding techniques, the construction period of the first tank has been compressed by over 50% than that of its foreign peers, with its cost optimized to a level equivalent to that of its major competitors.