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LNG

Port activities linked to liquefied natural gas (LNG). Includes imports, storage and regasification facilities and considered a key activity in European Union (EU) energy transition. Currently, this is topical as the EU seeks to urgently diversify energy sources and eliminate energy imports from Russia. This is realised in the construction of a number of LNG terminals around the EU, including Italy and Germany.

Port of Koper hosts new LNG ship of Mitsui OSK Lines

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) May 16, 2024 – Last Friday, The Port of Koper welcomed the vehicle transshipment ship Cerulean Ace, which is powered by...

Corruption charges set to end Vado regasification terminal project

Genoa, Italy (Ports Europe) May 13, 2024 – Last Tuesday, Giovanni Toti, the centre-right governor of Italy’s northwest Liguria region, was placed...

Port of Naples questions Axpo LNG project

Naples, Italy (Ports Europe) May 7, 2024 – The Port Authority of Naples has postponed an evaluation into the potential risks of a project proposed by...

Höegh LNG to deploy FSRU Hoegh Galleon to Egypt

Ain Sokhna, Egypt (Ports Europe) May 6, 2024 – Höegh LNG Holdings Ltd has announced an agreement between Höegh LNG, Australian Industrial Energy Pty...

LNG regasifiers’ “musical chairs” in Italy

Piombino, Italy (Ports Europe) May 1, 2024 – As Italy’s Ministry of the Environment and Energy Security reviews the proposal to move the Piombino...

After Nador, Morocco plans further LNG regasification plants

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Last month, Morocco announced plans to develop the country’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) infrastructure...

Port of Koper welcomes first LNG-powered vessel

Koper, Slovenia (Ports Europe) April 23, 2024 – Last weekend, the Port of Koper welcomed the CMA CGM Scandoldo, the first LNG-powered vessel to dock at...

Appeal against port LNG project not supported by Brindisi province

Brindisi, Italy (Ports Europe) April 22, 2024 – Brindisi province will not legally support the port industrial zone operator ASI in a lawsuit against an...

Romania would like to take a shareholding in Greece’s Gastrade

Alexandroupolis, Greece (Ports Europe) April 17, 2024 – Media reports suggest that the Romanian government would like to take a shareholding in...

FSRU Toscana vessel relocating to Genoa

Livorno, Italy (Ports Europe) April 15, 2024 – The FSRU Toscana vessel has started the process of relocating from Livorno to Genoa. The vessel will...

Montenegro included possible LNG terminal in its spatial plan

Bar, Montenegro (Ports Europe) April 12, 2024 – The Montenegro government has included a possible liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in its spatial...

Port of Gioia Tauro is a possible site for LNG regasification terminal

Gioia Tauro, Italy (Ports Europe) April 11, 2024 – The Port of Gioia Tauro has been suggested as a potential site for a regasification terminal. The...

Snam takes 30% stake in Adriatic LNG

Milan, Italy (Ports Europe) April 4, 2024 – Snam has exercised its right to increase its stake in Terminale GNL Adriatico S.r.l., from 7.3% to 30%....

VTTI, IKAV enter agreement to purchase Adriatic LNG

Rovigo, Italy (Ports Europe)- March 29, 2024 – VTTI, a global leader in energy storage and developer of energy infrastructure, and IKAV, an international...

Government plans LNG plant for new port of Nador West Med

Nador, Morocco (Ports Europe) March 28, 2024 – Five state agencies have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the country’s...

Work to resume on the LNG Vasilikos facility, Cyprus

Limassol, Cyprus (Ports Europe) March 27, 2024 – Despite delays, the government aims to complete construction of the liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal...

Enagas receives Russian LNG at Port of Huelva

Huelva, Spain (Ports Europe) March 25, 2024 – The Enagas liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the Port of Huelva has received LNG from a Russian...

Local protest challenges planned FSRU vessel in Savona, Italy

Savona, Italy (Ports Europe) March 11, 2024 – Confcommercio Savona, the association for businesses, professional activities and the self-employed, is...

Demand for LNG bunkering to surpass capacity in 2025

London, United Kingdom (Ports Europe) March 10, 2024 – Global demand for LNG bunkering is projected to increase to 5.7 million metric tonnes (MMT) in...

Port of Ravenna to build breakwater for FSRU regasification plant

Ravenna, Italy (Ports Europe) February 27, 2024 – The Port Authority of Ravenna will build the breakwater for the FSRU regasification terminal off the...

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