Manga LNG inaugurates Tornio receiving terminal

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Tornio Manga receiving LNG receiving terminal; Image courtesy of Gasum

The Tornio Manga liquefied natural gas receiving terminal has been inaugurated in Tornio, northern Finland.

Finnish technology group Wärtsilä said that the Tornio Manga LNG terminal, project was led by Manga LNG Oy, a joint venture between the Finnish companies Outokumpu Group, SSAB, Gasum Oy, and EPV Energy, was inaugurated on June 11, 2019.

Wärtsilä provided the EPC solution for the terminal, including complete unloading, storage, pipeline distribution, regasification, truck loading, and ship bunkering facilities.

This terminal is the largest such facility in the entire Nordic region with a logistics chain developed around the terminal to create a diversified fuel market benefiting both northern Finland and Sweden, Wärtsilä said.

The terminal will supply natural gas to Outokumpu’s Tornio steel mill and LNG to local industries, mines, and other consumers in the region. LNG from the terminal will also be supplied to the LNG storage facility at the SSAB Raahe steel mill.

It also supplies LNG as fuel to ships while truck access to the terminal enables fast and efficient deliveries of the chilled fuel.

According to the company, it will serve the Tornio Manga LNG terminal under a 10-year maintenance agreement.

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