Quintero LNG unloading jetty

Terminal of liquid natural gas in the Bay of Quintero
Preliminary, basic and detail engineering
GNL Quintero S.A. entered into an EPC contract for the design and construction of a new LNG terminal in Quintero Bay in the Valparaiso region, Chile. BELFI S.A. appointed PRDW to design the jetty for LNG vessels up to 265 000m3.
Chile, Valparaíso, Bay of Quintero
2007 - 2008

The project included:

  • 1,700 m long access trestle
  • Platform with unloading arms and topside
  • Mooring dolphins
  • Berthing dolphins
  • Gangway
  • Walkways
  • Sea water intake and discharge

The engineering input from PRDW included the following:

  • Structural design
  • Hydrodynamic loads
  • Study of wave climate and extreme waves
  • Downtime study and moored ship dynamics modelling
  • Study of tsunami risk and modelling
  • Special seismic analysis


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