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Cryostar and KC LNG to build LNG bunkering facility in port of Antwerp

Image courtesy of KC LNG

Cryostar and KC LNG, the LNG unit of MAKEEN Energy, have been awarded the contract to build an LNG ship bunkering and truck fueling facility in the port of Antwerp.

The project is being promoted by Fluxys, G&V, Titan LNG and Rolande, KN LNG said in its statement.

Cryostar and KC LNG are set to commission the LNG facility in the first quarter of 2020.

The facility will allow Fluxys, G&V, Titan LNG and Rolande to widen the LNG fuelling options at quay 526/528 in the port of Antwerp, where currently truck-to-ship bunkering is offered. LNG-powered inland waterway ships will be able to dock at quay 526/528 for bunkering from a fixed storage unit while LNG powered trucks will be able to refuel at the facility as well.

Furthermore, mid-2020 the FlexFueler002 LNG bunkering barge will become operational in the greater Antwerp port area enabling safe and efficient ship-to-ship LNG bunkering on a larger scale.