Royal Logistics handles air cargo for Tangguh Expansion project

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Royal Logistics has successfully handled domestic mobilisation by air for the Tangguh LNG Expansion Project, transported from Jakarta to Malawele Village, Aimas District, West Papua on charter basis.

The goods comprised of approximately 10 tonnes of materials and equipment.

Royal Logistics received and consolidated the cargo on a Friday evening, delivered to the airport on the same evening and flew it on Sunday to be delivered to the client’s premises that afternoon.

The Tangguh Expansion Project is an expansion of the existing Tangguh LNG facility on the southern shores of Bintuni Bay in Teluk Bintuni Regency of Papua Barat Province.

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BP Berau operates the project on behalf of MI Berau, CNOOC Muturi, Nippon Oil Exploration, KG Berau Petroleum and KG Wiriagar Petroleum, Indonesia Natural Gas Resources Muturi and Talisman Wiriagar Overseas.

The expansion plan for the facility was approved by the Indonesian government in 2012, with an environmental permit secured in August 2014. After a series of delays impacted the project and delivery of materials, the launch of the expansion project was delayed until the third quarter of 2021.

The Covid pandemic and labour issues are causing further delays, with cost overruns expected.