The world’s largest liquefied natural gas producer Qatargas hit a milestone with the completion of a multi-port LNG cargo delivery, touted as the largest ever.
This achievement, which saw a Q-Max vessel safely discharge LNG at two terminals in Spain, namely the Barcelona and Cartagena LNG terminals on May 30, 2019, and June 1, 2019, respectively.
Qatargas loaded the cargo at the Ras Laffan terminal in Qatar on the Q-Max LNG vessel Mekaines on May 12, 2019.
The established practice in the LNG industry is to deliver a single cargo of LNG to a single location.
Qatargas completed the multi-port delivery using the largest class of LNG vessel in the world, a Q-Max vessel, which has a cargo carrying capacity of 266,000 cubic meters, which allows it to deliver two full conventional size cargoes on one vessel.