Maria Angelicoussis-led Maran Gasoline, a gasoline delivery unit of Greece’s Angelicoussis Transport Group, and Norwegian delivery agency Knutsen OAS Transport will every present two newbuild liquified pure gasoline (LNG) carriers to Poland’s PGNiG.
The vessels will likely be constructed completely for PGNiG and can enter service in 2025. Much like the LNG carriers beforehand ordered by PGNiG, the vessels could have a capability of 174,000 cu m and PGNiG Provide & Buying and selling (PST) will likely be their sole person for 10 years, with an possibility to increase the constitution. Including the beforehand chartered carriers, PGNiG’s new LNG fleet will encompass eight vessels, with the primary two ships in operation subsequent yr.
“The quantity of regasified LNG contracted by PGNiG from america is at present about 9bn cu m per yr, together with as a lot as 7bn cu m underneath FOB (free on board) contracts, the place PGNiG is liable for amassing, transporting and unloading LNG cargoes on the vacation spot port. Below the constitution contracts, we will effectively provide liquefied pure gasoline to the Polish market, but in addition ship the LNG carriers to any LNG terminal on the planet,’ stated Paweł Majewski, president of the PGNiG administration board.
PGNiG has additionally chartered three already constructed LNG carriers, every with a capability of round 160,000 cu m, equal to about 80m to 90m cu m of regasified LNG. Two of those vessels will likely be delivered to the corporate by the top of the primary half of 2022, whereas the third one is to be made out there within the second half of the yr, permitting PGNiG to buy LNG underneath FOB contracts already in 2022.