LNG

Little WAGL room at Tema Port for Golar’s FSRU

Golar’s Tundra FSRU is waiting outside the port of Tema, but Ghana’s port authorities have told Interfax no work has yet started to accommodate the vessel Golar’s Tundra FSRU is waiting outside the port of Tema, but Ghana’s port authorities have told Interfax no work has yet started to accommodate the vessel.
By Leigh Elston 16 June 2016 0 20703
The port of Tema in Ghana. It needs to be modified to accommodate an FSRU. (World Bank/Jonathan Ernst)

Ghana is expecting its first LNG imports to arrive by early 2017, but there are conflicting statements from government authorities, project operators and the country’s NOC over which of the two proposed terminals will receive the cargoes.

West African Gas Ltd (WAGL) had planned to install an FSRU in Ghana’s port of Tema by the end of June. However, the Ghanaian port authority told Interfax Natural Gas Daily the harbour would require considerable investment to be able to support an FSRU – investment that has not...