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On February 28 2023, the ultimate acceptance audit happened on the Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal by the accountable authorities underneath the management of the Oldenburg State Commerce Supervisory Workplace (GAA Oldenburg). This closing acceptance is stipulated within the BImSchG approval discover (BImSchG = Federal Immission Management Act) dated 16 December 2022.
Acceptance happened with none objections.
With the profitable completion of this closing step, the Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal in Voslapper Groden has now commenced common operations as of 1 March 2023.
The power was constructed by Uniper in document time and have become the primary German LNG import terminal to start out operations on 21 December 2022, initially in trial operation. Since then, one LNG tanker is unloaded each week and the LNG is regasified on the FSRU Höegh Esperanza and injected into the pure fuel grid from there.
It’s at present the one LNG import terminal that contributes reliably and with important volumes of pure fuel to the safety of provide in Germany. Round 6% of Germany’s fuel demand might be met by way of the terminal. Uniper, because the installer and operator of the terminal, will proceed to play a key function in guaranteeing that there are not any fuel shortages in Germany sooner or later, particularly within the coming winter of 2023/2024.
Because the begin of economic operation on 15 January 2023, the federal authorities firm, Deutsche Vitality Terminal GmbH (DET), has assumed the function of plant operator and allow holder. LNG Terminal Wilhelmshaven GmbH (LTeW) has taken over the duty of technical and business administration of the LNG terminal on behalf of DET.
Learn the article on-line at: https://www.lngindustry.com/liquid-natural-gas/03032023/wilhelmshaven-commences-regular-operations/
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