Q-Max Aamira bound for South Hook

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South Hook LNG terminal in the UK is scheduled to receive another cargo of Qatari liquefied natural gas next week. 

According to the port data, one of the world’s largest LNG carriers, the 266,000 cbm Aamira, is set to dock at South Hook LNG jetty on June 19.

The Q-Max LNG carrier was built at Samsung Heavy Industries shipyard on Geoje Island, South Korea, and delivered in 2010.

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, ExxonMobil 24.15 percent and Total owns the rest.

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LNG World News Staff

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