LNG

Grain LNG thinks small to support terminal expansion

Grain LNG is building a small-scale facility for bunkering in an attempt to increase LNG demand and support its expansion plans Grain LNG is building a small-scale facility for bunkering in an attempt to increase LNG demand and support its expansion plans.
By Silvia Favasuli 17 May 2018 0 30896
An LNG cargo arriving at Grain LNG An LNG cargo arriving at Grain LNG. (National Grid, Flickr)

The operator of Grain LNG hopes that adding bunkering facilities will fuel interest in an expansion of what is already the largest LNG terminal in Europe.

Grain LNG is planning to offer refuelling for small LNG vessels of 1,000-20,000 cubic metres in size with a purpose-built Floating Loading Unit (FLU). The new service, which will make Grain the UK’s first small-scale LNG bunkering facility, will be ready by 2020, Senior Commercial Manager Nicola Duffin told delegates at the Global LNG Summit & Pricing Forum in Amsterdam...