French energy giant and LNG player Engie renewed the regasification and storage services contract with Chinese energy group CNOOC to provide the FSRU GDF Suez Cape Ann in the port of Tianjin for the coming winter season.
The FSRU arrived in Tianjin fully loaded with LNG and started operations on October 28, Engie said adding that it will remain in the Chinese port until Spring 2018.
Cape Ann has previously provided similar services to CNOOC, from November 2013 to January 2017, as a contribution to both LNG and natural gas supply needs, mainly during winter period associated with peak demand.
In addition to the usual FSRU activities, Cape Ann will also transfer LNG into smaller on-shore tanks which are used by CNOOC for LNG trucking activity.
The vessels delivered in 2010 from Samsung Heavy Industries is owned by Höegh LNG Partners, MOL and Tokyo LNG Tanker is under a 20-year charter deal with Engie.
It has a storage capacity of 145,000 cubic meters of LNG and maximum send-out capacity of 750 million mmscf/d
LNG World News Staff