Norway-based floating liquefied natural gas (LNG) giant, Höegh LNG, said its floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) Höegh Gallant received the 100th cargo in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, reported LNG World News.
The FSRU entered commercial operation, serving as Egypt’s import terminal, in late April 2015, as the country pushed to secure gas supply and reduce power shortages, informed Energy Egypt.
Höegh Gallant FSRU serves under a five-year charter agreement with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, and in a brief social media statement, Höegh LNG informed the vessel has received the 100th cargo since starting operations as Egypt’s import terminal.
The FSRU was built in 2014 by the South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries. It is capable of storing 170,000 cubic meters of the chilled fuel and has a regasification capacity of 500mcf/d.
In related news, Singapore-based gas shipping giant BW announced that its BW Singapore FSRU has been relocated to the SUMED port in Egypt to continue its contract with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS).