McDermott International. Inc. has announced that the first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) has been shipped from the Cameron LNG project in Hackberry. La. On May 14. McDermott announced first liquid from Cameron LNG Train 1 and today`s announcement of first cargo is a precursor to completion of Train 1.
Shipping the first cargo from Train 1 is a tremendous achievement for McDermott and the joint venture project team. especially while maintaining a very strong safety record on such a large-scale and complex project. said Samik Mukherjee. group senior V.P. of projects for McDermott. Moreover. this an impressive contribution to the needs of a growing. global LNG infrastructure market—something our entire organization is proud to be a part of.
Since the initial award in 2014. McDermott and its joint venture member on the project. Chiyoda. have provided the engineering. procurement. construction and commissioning for the project. The project includes three liquefaction trains with a projected export capacity of more than 12 million tonnes per annum of LNG. or approximately 1.7 Bcfd.
Cameron LNG is jointly owned by affiliates of Sempra LNG. LLC. Total. Mitsui &. Co. Ltd. and Japan LNG Investment. LLC. a company jointly owned by Mitsubishi Corporation and Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK).