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  • First Yamal LNG transshipment
  • Fluxys conducted its first-ever transshipment of LNG from Yamal Project
  • 03 May 2018

The first simultaneous transshipment of Yamal LNG via shore pipes at the Zeebrugge facility started on Monday night.

The LNG is being transferred from the ice-class carrier Eduard Toll onto聽LNG tanker Pskov.

Zeebrugge received its first Yamal LNG delivery last month onboard the ice-class LNG tanker Fedor Litke. In 2015, the Fluxys-operated terminal was selected by Yamal LNG as transshipment hub under a long-term deal. The ice-class tankers carrying volumes from Yamal LNG regularly transfer cargoes at European terminals during winter, where conventional vessels pick them up for delivery to Asia or other higher-paying markets. During Arctic summer, Yamal LNG will be delivering the chilled fuel to Asian-Pacific markets via the Northern Sea Route.

Hoppe Ship Agencies has been appointed as port agent for both vessels.

Photo: Dirk Neyts

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