JOVO blazes trail for China with landmark offload

By Colin Shek 12 June 2017
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JOVO’s terminal is not connected to China’s pipeline network, so the LNG is trucked to end-users. (JOVO) JOVO’s terminal is not connected to China’s pipeline network, so the LNG is trucked to end-users. (JOVO)

JOVO Group, China’s first independent LNG importer, recently offloaded LNG from one ship to another in the Philippines – potentially paving the way for imports from a wider variety of sources.

JOVO transferred an Australian cargo from the 153 thousand cubic metre (Mcm) Seri Bakti carrier onto the 87 Mcm Polar Spirit at Subic Bay last month for onward supply to JOVO’s 1.0 mtpa terminal in Guangdong province. LNG from the shipment will be trucked from the terminal to meet the needs of JOVO’s customers in southern China.

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