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South Hook LNG Terminal - Weatherproof Access

Insulation work had to be carried out in protected, dry conditions


To create weatherproof access solutions in a exposed coastal environment for the new build of a regasification plant was an easy task for us.


For the construction of this major new regasification plant in West Wales, we developed and erected a series of weatherproof access solutions for the installation of insulation for the tanks and pipelines. The insulation work had to be carried out under protected and dry conditions - a particular challenge in view of the exposed coastal position of the plant.


The solution was developed using a modular aluminium roofing system. Despite its light-weight, it was able to span large widths. The structure was covered with a translucent covering, allowing all work to be carried out in daylight with full protection against the weather.

“One of the best systems that I have used. I lost one day out of 18 months due to bad weather. Unbelievable.”

John Williams, Project Manager
Ledwood Mechanical Engineering

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