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Wilhelmshaven LNG terminal to move onshore if demand high enough – Uniper

Uniper will replace its planned Wilhelmshaven FSRU with an onshore terminal at a second stage if there is enough demand from the market Uniper will replace its planned Wilhelmshaven FSRU with an onshore terminal at a second stage if there is enough demand from the market.
By Silvia Favasuli 17 May 2019 Europe & Russia / LNG 0 34230
The Jade Weser deepwater container port in Wilhelmshaven. (PA)

German utility Uniper will replace its planned FSRU in northern Germany with a “significantly bigger” onshore terminal at a later stage should there be enough demand for its imported LNG, the company has told Interfax.

Uniper is planning to install an FSRU with a throughput capacity of 10 billion cubic metres per year at the Port of Wilhelmshaven, Germany’s only deepwater port. The project is expected to come online in the second half of 2022.

The utility considers the FSRU project to be a starting point for...