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Prelude FLNG Hull Floats for First Time

Prelude FLNG Hull Floats for First Time

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PERTH, AUSTRALIA--December 12, 2013--Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia)--Prelude, the largest vessel ever built, was recently floated for the first time at Samsung Heavy Industries' (Seoul, Korea) Geoje Shipyard in South Korea. The hull of the Prelude Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) Plant is longer than either the Empire State Building or the Petronas Towers are tall, and was built using five times as much steel as was required for the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Other companies featured: Royal Dutch Shell plc (NYSE:RDSA)

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