Colombia receives its first LNG cargo

November 18, 2016

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Colombia has received this week its first LNG commissioning cargo at the FSRU Höegh Grace at the port of Cartagena. BP’s LNGC British Innovator, docked alongside the FSRU, that arrived in Colombia in the beginning of November. The cargo was sourced from the Atlantic LNG facility in Point Fortin, Trinidad and Tobago.

The Höegh Grace is owned by Höegh LNG and chartered to Colombia’s Sociedad Portuaria El Cayao (SPEC) for 20 years. Höegh Grace will supply gas to Grupo Termico, a consortium of thermal generators on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. The vessel will enable Colombia to import up to 3.75mtpa of LNG. Commercial operation is expected to commence in early December 2016.