Liquefied natural gas (LNG) throughput volumes at the Dutch Gate terminal dropped 3 percent in the January-September period as compared to the same period a year ago, according to the data released by the Port of Rotterdam on Wednesday.
Total LNG throughput at the facility located in in the port of Rotterdam reached about 1.29 million mt in the period under review, as compared to 1.33 million mt last year, the port said in its nine-month report.
Dutch first LNG terminal received 935,000 mt of the chilled fuel during the period, up by 18.7 percent from 2016.
On the other side, Gate’s exports of previously imported LNG dropped 34.4 percent to 357,000 mt, the data showed.
Gate terminal, owned by Gasunie and Vopak, is one of Europe’s largest LNG terminals. It consists of three 180,000-cbm storage tanks and has an annual regasification capacity of 12 Bcm – equal to around 180 cargoes per year.
LNG World News Staff