LNG throughput volumes at the Dutch Gate terminal rose 2 percent in the first half of this year as compared to the same period a year ago, according to the data released by the Port of Rotterdam on Thursday.
Total liquefied natural gas throughput reached about 878,000 mt in the period under review, as compared to 861,000 mt last year, the port said in its half-year report.
Dutch first LNG terminal received 686,000 mt of the chilled fuel during the January-June period, up by 18.5 percent from 2016.
On the other side, Gate’s exports of previously imported LNG dropped almost 32 percent to 192,000 mt, the data showed.
Gate terminal in the port of Rotterdam, 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