Ultra Tank Design

Client: Samsung C&T (for SLNG 3 Bid Options)

Year Complete: 2013


Project Details:

Basic Design of Ultra Sized Full Containment LNG Storage Tank


Whessoe’s Scope:

Engineering Design, Independent Design Verification


The Ultra Tank Project is a design project for both the outer concrete tank and the inner 9% Nickel tank for a 260,000m³ capacity Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), full containment tank. The tank comprises a piled foundation with a reinforced concrete base slab, a post tensioned concrete wall and a domed outer concrete roof and roof ring beam.


The project objective was to obtain third party review and approval of the Ultra tank design to enable client pre-qualification.


This was achieved in a record time of a 4 months with DNV (Det Norske Veritas) providing the independent third party approval.



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