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Croatia’s Krk LNG Terminal Is Commissioned With MFGK’s First LNG Cargo

Croatia’s Krk LNG Terminal is commissioned with MFGK’s first LNG cargo

Source: PortSEurope
Omišalj, 1st January 2021 – This morning, LNG carrier ‘Tristar Ruby’ has arrived at the location of the Terminal, as the first LNG carrier to arrive to the Terminal, whereby the carrier was successfully moored in the special purpose port of the Terminal. After all tests and safety checks were performed, LNG cargo transfer procedure from the LNG carrier on the FSRU vessel ‘LNG CROATIA’ has
started. The procedure is expected to last until January 3, 2021, after which the tanker ‘Tristar Ruby’ will leave the Terminal area and the special purpose port of the Terminal. This activity marks the start of Terminal commercial operation, in accordance with the planned deadlines. The floating LNG terminal is located in Omišalj municipality on the island of Krk, in Croatia. The terminal has a geopolitical and strategic dimension in the context of strengthening the European energy market and increasing the security of gas supply to European Union countries. It is a project of strategic importance for the European Union and the Republic of Croatia. The terminal has been included in the list of EU Projects of Common Interest (PCI) and has been awarded a grant of € 101.4 million. The technical capacity of the terminal is 2.6 billion cubic meters per year. Source: LNG Croatia

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