Dunkirk LNG tanks

Methane terminal and gas tanks

Energy and Environment  

France, 2011-2015

General description

As part of the new methane terminal in Dunkirk, design and construction of three LNG tanks with unit capacity of 190,000 m³. The works included:

- general study of tanks and their earthquake resistance,

- design and implementation of ground improvement,

- tank foundations and prestressed concrete outer shell.

The terminal is situated on a sensitive coastal site where special attention was paid to the conservation of flora and fauna during construction.

Consortium

BOUYGUES TRAVAUX PUBLICS / ENTREPOSE CONTRACTING

Project owner

DUNKERQUE LNG SAS, subsidiary of EDF

Key figures

3

turnkey tanks

190,000 m³

unit capacity

91 m

diameter of each tank

Locations

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