Grimsby based engineering solutions provider Technica has been awarded a place on a 5 year framework to support the leading Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal within the UK.

The framework place was awarded after a competitive process and will see Technica provide installation and minor design support to the ongoing portfolio of projects, capacity upgrades, ‘re-life’ works for existing equipment and future developments at the Grain LNG facility in Kent.

Managing Director of Technica, Richard Law stated “we have been indirectly supporting Grain LNG with EC&I design works for their CAP25 project so I am really pleased to see our expertise being recognised and our relationship expanded through the award of this framework place”.  He continued “we are grateful for the opportunity to develop our relationship with Grain LNG and support their portfolio of project installation works through the provision of our excellent site technicians”.

Technica has a successful track record of delivering design and construction services for LNG facility operators having been involved in over 20 projects Worldwide to provide services including FEED, detailed design and EPC of LNG offloading, processing and storage facilities.

About Technica:

For almost 20 years, Technica ( has developed the capability to design and deliver complex Electrical, Control, Instrumentation, Mechanical and Process engineering solutions.  They specialise in Fiscal and Non-Fiscal metering, RTU, Fire and Gas, SCADA and industrial automation and control, Local Gas Treatment and the provision of site installation and maintenance.

As an engineering solutions provider they are able to provide a wide range of services including EPC, EPCM and consultancy services to clients and have extensive experience in the successful delivery of CDM projects as both Principal Designer and Principal Contractor.  Their construction team have demonstrated a track record of successfully delivering complex installation works ranging in scale from small asset installations to major multi million pound, multi-year site upgrades.

The Technica service department are experienced in providing ongoing service and maintenance support which includes ongoing asset monitoring, planned and emergency maintenance and independent audit of fiscal metering and analysis equipment.

About Grain LNG:

Grain LNG forms part of National Grid Ventures ( It is the leading LNG importation terminal within the UK with a world-class facility delivering the highest standards of performance for its customers.  The Grain LNG terminal is of strategic importance to the UK having 1,000,000m3 of tank space and providing the equivalent of 20% of UK gas demand.  It is the largest terminal in Europe and the eighth largest in the world by tank size and spans an area of 600 acres.  Capacity 25 (CAP25) comprises of 3 key projects; the storage tank project which will deliver a new 190,000m3 tank, the main site works project which includes additional boil off gas compression, two new submerged combustion vaporisers, two new export tank pumps and a new local equipment control room and the asset re-life project which is focused on maintaining operational integrity and resilience whilst extending the life of the assets. Alongside CAP25, Grain LNG are working hard to support their existing plant and invest in further opportunities which will ensure their ability to support major LNG operations in the future.