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March 30, 2016

The LNG Industry in 2015 in LNG World Shipping

March 30, 2016

The LNG Industry in 2015 in Staffetta Quotidiana

March 25, 2016

Hitachi LNG terminal now operational

Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. has completed construction of the Hitachi LNG terminal and has started operations.  In addition, Tokyo Gas has begun use of "Ibaraki-Tochigi Line", a newly constructed high pressure trunk line. Hitachi LNG terminal is Tokyo Gas' first LNG terminal located outside Tokyo Bay.The  terminal comprises one 230,000 m3 LNG storage tank. Tokyo Gas plans to construct a second LNG storage tank in Hitachi by 2020.

March 23, 2016

EDFT and Angola LNG enter into SPA

Angola LNG Limited and EDF Trading Limited announced that they have entered into a flexible sales arrangement, for the delivery of LNG cargoes on an ex-ship basis from the ALNG plant in Soyo, Angola. The sales arrangement covers the delivery of multiple cargoes from 2016 through to 2018.

December 14, 2015

First cargo delivered to Poland

On Friday, December 11, the Qatargas chartered Q-Flex Vessel, named Al-Nuaman, carrying 210,000 cubic meters of LNG, delivered the cargo at the newly constructed Świnoujście LNG Receiving Terminal. The LNG cargo is the first of two planned cargoes that will be supplied by Qatargas for the cool-down and commissioning of the Polish LNG Receiving Terminal. According to the current schedule, the second delivery is planned for February 2016.