Right now, Uniper introduced Germany’s first full cargo of liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) to the brand new LNG terminal, operated by Uniper, in Wilhelmshaven. The LNG ship Maria Vitality, owned by Tsakos Vitality Navigation, a serious power mover, was loaded in Calcasieu Move, Louisiana, on the liquefaction facility of the LNG provider Enterprise World Calcasieu Move, LLC, on December 19, 2022.
The Maria Vitality is absolutely loaded with approx. 170,000 cubic meters LNG (97,147,000 cubic meters of pure gasoline) – sufficient to produce round 50,000 German households with power for one yr.
“The profitable supply of the primary full LNG cargo to the Uniper terminal in Wilhelmshaven is a testomony to the sturdy partnership between Uniper, Enterprise World, and Tsakos Vitality Navigation,” Niek den Hollander, Uniper CCO mentioned. “The usage of LNG as a dependable power supply is essential for the Safety of Provide for Germany and Europe. We’re dedicated to contribute our half by bringing extra LNG to the European market and particularly Germany by way of the Wilhelmshaven and Brunsbüttel Regas Terminals.”
“Enterprise World could be very proud to produce the primary full cargo of LNG ever delivered to Germany, and we congratulate Uniper and the German authorities for his or her swift motion to construct the infrastructure wanted to make this historic day doable,” Enterprise World CEO Mike Sabel mentioned. “As strategic companions, we look ahead to offering long-term safety of power provide to our allies by way of the continued supply of fresh and dependable US LNG.”
The LNG cargo delivered on board of the Maria Vitality varieties a part of the commissioning course of on the Wilhelmshaven terminal. Industrial operations of the Wilhelmshaven terminal are anticipated to start out in mid-January 2023.
The Uniper LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven was opened on December 17, 2022. By way of the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) Höegh Esperanza, about 5 billion cubic meters of pure gasoline will be landed in Germany per yr.