Al Hamla LNG carrier bound for South Hook

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South Hook LNG terminal in the United Kingdom is set to receive a cargo of liquefied natural gas from Qatar next week. 

The Al Hamla liquefied natural gas tanker, with a capacity of 216,000 cubic metres is scheduled to dock at South Hook LNG jetty on March 23, according to the port data.

This will be the second shipment delivered to the terminal in a period of three days as 217,000 cbm Al Ghashamiya is scheduled to unload its cargo on March 20.

Al Hamla LNG carrier was built in 2008 by the South Korean shipbuilder Samsung Heavy Industries.

The South Hook terminal can process 15.6 million tonnes of LNG annually, which is close to 20 percent of the natural gas needs of the UK.

Qatar Petroleum owns 67.5 percent of South Hook LNG, Exxon Mobil 24.15 percent and Total owns the rest.

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LNG World News Staff

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