Egypt: FSRU BW Singapore hits LNG STS milestone

BW Singapore crew celebrating the 100th ship-to-ship transfer (Image: BW LNG)

Gas shipping giant BW said its FSRU BW Singapore that is currently operating in Egypt has reached a ship-to-ship transfer milestone.

BW LNG’s first floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) has completed its 100th STS transfer on 22 July 2017, the company said in a brief statement through its social media channels.

BW Singapore was earlier this year relocated to the port in Sumed from the port of Ain Sokhna.

The FSRU started serving as Egypt’s second LNG import terminal in October 2015 under a five-year contract with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS).

BW Singapore has a storage capacity in excess of 170,000 cbm and a peak regasification capacity of 750 mmscfd.


LNG World News Staff

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