LNG Interesting Moves (Released on 27 October 2016)

At the Sabine Pass plant, we observed the feedgas being delivered through the pipelines. The plant is still undergoing maintenance, with all signs of starting LNG production and loadings very soon.

Cheniere has submitted a FERC filing on 26-October, requesting for feedgas to be sent to Train 3 for commissioning activities. They specified the approval for no later than 8-November 2016.

Argentina will receive its last cargo for 2016 on board Seishu Maru. They do not expecting to import any LNG until at least March 2017, as they plan to use more domestic gas.

Vitol’s Malanje loaded a tender cargo at the Soyo terminal on 20-October, and is currently headed toward the Indian Ocean. The vessel took an unusual route, heading first toward South America, and then changing direction on 24-October:

 At Gorgon, one vessel is expected to load a supply tender cargo on board LNG Barka, ETA 26-October. Also, ExxonMobil’s Marib Spirit is expected to deliver another tender cargo at Incheon for KOGAS, ETA 1-November.

Engie’s Maran Gas Asclepius loaded a cargo at Idku on 11-October, and delivered it at Jebel Ali on 23-October. Also, Shell’s Maran Gas Mystras is expected to lift a cargo at Idku on 30-October.

European Reloads

Centrica’s Stena Crystal Sky arrived at the terminal on 17-October, and left on 19-October. The vessel came back on 25-October to reload, and is currently docked at the berth.

Kpler analysts still expect a reload at the Gate port, with Wilpride as a potential vessel for the lifting.

Eni’s Wilforce is making her laden voyage with her reload cargo from Zeebrugge, and is expected to deliver it at Jebel Ali on 3-November (AIS).

Interesting Moves 

Engie’s Bw Gdf Suez Boston loaded at Atlantic LNG on 11-October and was headed toward the Everett terminal. She diverted on 25-October, and is currently entering the Caribbean Sea:

BP’s British Sapphire is expected to load a backhaul cargo at Ras Laffan on 28-October, and deliver it to Europe.

Trafigura’s Energy Atlantic is about to arrive at Gibraltar, where she is expected to be anchored for some time. Then, the vessel is expected by the port to arrive at Sines, ETA 5-November. Initially, she was expected at NWE for reload.

Al Khuwair loaded on 12-November, and is currently making her laden voyage toward Swinoujscie, ETA 12-November.

BP’s British Merchant arrived in the East Mediterranean with her Atlantic LNG-sourced cargo, and is currently floating there. Her destination is expected to be in the region.

Cheniere’s Oak Spirit loaded at Ras Laffan on 19-October, and is currently anchored in Fujairah with no clear destination.

BP’s Celestine River is still floating off of Singapore after loading at NWS on 15-September.

Newbuild LNG Mars is currently ballasting toward Singapore, with no clear loading destination.

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