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WOE Starts to Build the World First-made Mega Onshore Ethylene/Ethane RPV


The first steel-cutting taking place in the main workshop of Watts Offshore & Engineering Co., Ltd (“WOE” for short) today marks the start of the construction for15,000M3 the worldfirst-made mega onshore Ethylene/Ethane refrigerated pressurevessels (RPV).

WOE signed the contract forconstruction of 2x15, 000M3 the world first-mademega onshore RPV with AC-INOXearlier in March. And this contract came into effect on Mar. 15th.

The 15,000M3 mega RPV is used for LEG onshore storage, which will be fabricated with 5%Nisteel. It can load various kinds of liquefied gas, such as ethylene, ethane,propylene, butane. With single cylinder horizontal vessel design, the loadingcapacity of one tank is up to 15,000M3 and steel weight is 1200t per tank. Itis currently the world largest onshore cylindrical LEG tank under-construction.Basic engineering is supplied by AC-INOX. The solution for production engineering,fabrication and transportation will be provided by WOE. The delivery date is February2018. The tank engineering and fabrication shall be qualified by Europe PED andin accordance with the regulations of DNV-GL.

After undertakingof the world first made 85,000M3VLEC tank, WOE once again get the order of largest onshore LEG storage tank.The contract signing marks that WOE has the capacity to provide excellentservice for clients from global offshore & onshore gas and petrochemicalindustry.

No. 88 Haigong Avenue, Qidong City,
Jiangsu Province
+ 86 (0513) 83923888
Room 208, Building A, Watts Gallop Tower,
No. 2816, Yixian Road, Shanghai
+ 86 (21) 36585863