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The LNG Industry in 2023

401 MT


The US first LNG exporter

exporting countries

+ Germany, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Philippines

importing markets

1143 MTPA
+17 regasification terminals

total regasification capacity

481 MTPA

total liquefaction capacity

39 %
35% spot trades

spot and short-term trade


Japan’s MOL takes delivery of new LNG-powered PCTC

Japan’s MOL has received the LNG dual-fuel car and truck carrier Turquoise Ace from Imabari’s Tadotsu Shipyard. The 7,000-ceu PCTC is part of MOL’s plan to operate 90 LNG and [...]

Yamal LNG cargo delivered to China via NSR

Novatek delivered the first Yamal LNG cargo of 2024 to China via the Northern Sea Route. The Arc7 LNG carrier Eduard Toll transported the shipment to CNOOC’s Fujian LNG terminal, [...]

CPC signs 10 year, 6 MMt SPA with Woodside

Taiwanese NOC CPC and Australian, Woodside Energy signed a 10-year LNG agreement for 6 MMt, starting deliveries immediately. This deal, the first since 2012, supports Taiwan's "nuclear-free by 2025" policy [...]

The Port of Huelva Receives Mercuria’s New Generation LNG Vessel from the US for its first call in the Iberian Peninsula

The Port of Huelva welcomed the Puteri Saadong for its first Iberian Peninsula call, unloading 167,300 cubic meters of liquefied natural gas from the US. This ship, built in South [...]

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