April 2014, Vol. 241 No. 4


Convoy Escorts Floating Gas Plant On Dangerous 3,000-Mile Journey

When OLT Offshore LNG Toscana had to move a huge LNG platform from the Middle East to Europe, they knew special preparations were needed. Drydocks World of Dubai had just finalized conversion of the carrier to a floating LNG platform. Aware that the platform would need to be towed from Dubai to Europe through some of the most dangerous waters in the world, the owners turned to UK-based global risk management advisor Drum Cussac for help. The operation was months in the planning and required extensive preparation for an armed security operation which went beyond just putting guards on the vessel. The task was huge, both in the size of the vessel and the length of the journey &#

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