South Hook LNG books first 2017 cargo

South Hook LNG books first  2017 cargo
Image courtesy of Qatargas

South Hook LNG terminal on the shores of Milford Haven waterway is scheduled to receive a Qatari cargo of liquefied natural gas at the end of the week.

According to the shipping data by the Milford Haven Port Authority, the 266,000-cbm Q-Max LNG carrier Al Mafyar is set to dock at the South Hook terminal’s jetty on January 6.

The 2009-built LNG tanker is owned by Nakilat and is operating under a charter agreement with Qatargas, and will be the first cargo in 2017 delivered to the terminal.

Gas supply from the South Hook terminal was about 16.90 mcm/day during the morning on January 3, the latest data by National Grid shows.

The South Hook terminal owned by Qatar Petroleum, ExxonMobil and Total SA can process 15.6 million tonnes of LNG a year and is capable of delivering 21 billion cubic meters of gas a year into the UK’s national transmission system.


LNG World News Staff