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Asia steps up LNG bunkering services

Indonesia’s Pertamina plans to offer LNG bunkering at the Arun terminal as an alternative to Singapore Indonesia’s Pertamina plans to offer LNG bunkering at the Arun terminal as an alternative to Singapore.
By Andrew Walker 19 October 2018 0 32980
LNG bunkering with the Engie Zeebrugge. (Port of Rotterdam)

Indonesia’s state oil company Pertamina plans to offer LNG bunkering services at its Arun terminal to rival similar facilities under development in Singapore and Pengerang in Malaysia, delegates at the CWC Asia Pacific LNG Summit in Singapore heard on Wednesday.

Pertagas Niaga, a subsidiary of Pertamina, will offer ship-to-ship LNG bunkering at Arun by 2020-2021. The vessels supplied will be multi-purpose, capable of delivering small-scale LNG cargoes to terminals around the country in case demand for bunkering does not materialise.

Arun is already capacble of truck-to-ship bunkering...