Photo: Image courtesy of REN

U.S. LNG cargo heading for Portugal

Image courtesy of REN

LNG receiving terminal at the port of Sines owned and operated by Portugal’s electricity and natural gas infrastructure operator REN is set to receive a US cargo.

According to the shipping data by the Port of Sines, Cool Explorer tanker with the capacity to transport up to 160,000 cbm cubic meters of liquefied natural gas, is scheduled to arrive at the facility on January 12.

The vessel is carrying a cargo loaded at Cheniere’s Sabine Pass LNG export facility in Louisiana.

The Sines LNG facility can accommodate vessels with capacities between 40,000 and 216,000 cubic meters of LNG, three storage tanks with a commercial capacity of 390,000 cubic meters and seven vaporizers for the regasification of LNG.

The LNG terminal has a nominal emission capacity of 900,000 cubic meters/hour and a maximum of 1,350,000 cubic meters/hour and can load up to 36 tanker trucks per day.


LNG World News Staff

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