Höegh LNG - Places order for additional FSRU plus options at Hyundai Heavy Industries
Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd. ("Höegh LNG" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has ordered its FSRU#8 at Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea. FSRU#8 is designed to the highest specifications, has full trading capability, regas capacity of 750 MMscf/day, and will be delivered in Q1 2018. The agreement with HHI also includes a firm priced option for an FSRU#9, with a predefined delivery window. With this order, the Company has eight, large size and fuel efficient FSRUs in operation or under construction, and possesses the most modern FSRU fleet in the market.
President and Chief Executive Officer Sveinung J.S. Støhle says: "After signing the long term contract with Octopus LNG last week we stay firm to our business model with the order of FSRU#8 + options. Our plan to grow our FSRU fleet step-by-step with the objective to double it by 2019 remains firmly in place. We continue to see strong demand for our FSRU services, and with the highest technical specification on our newbuild FSRUs at competitive prices, Höegh LNG remains the leading company in the FSRU segment and we are very well positioned to continue increasing our market share in the coming years."
About Höegh LNG:
Höegh LNG provides floating energy solutions and operates world-wide with a leading position as owner and operator of floating LNG import terminals; floating storage and regasification units (FSRUs). The Company has developed low-cost solutions for floating liquefaction terminals (FLNG) and is one of the most experienced operators of LNG Carriers (LNGCs). Höegh LNG's vision is to be the industry leader of floating LNG solutions and the strategy is to continue to focus its growth plans on the FSRU and the FLNG market, with the objective of securing long-term contracts with strong counterparts at attractive returns. Höegh LNG is a Bermuda based company with established presence in Oslo, Singapore, London, Miami, Jakarta, Klaipeda and Cairo. The company employs approximately 95 office staff and 500 seafarers
Sveinung J. S. Støhle, President and Chief Executive Officer, Telephone +47 975 57 402
Steffen Føreid, Chief Financial Officer, Telephone + 47 975 57 406
Birgitte Hjertum, VP Strategy and Investor Relations, Telephone +47 975 57 432
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act or the Continuing Obligations of Oslo Børs