Kpler LNG Interesting Moves (Released on 8 December 2016)

Weekly Highlights 

Gorgon Train 1 is still undergoing unplanned maintenance. ExxonMobil’s Gaslog Savannah was expected to load at the terminal, and is currently headed toward Singapore area, ETA 11-December. Another vessel leaving the region is Shell’s Sevilla Knutsen. She has been signalling for Dampier, but is now crossing the Indian Ocean with no clear destination.

The Soyo plant is expected to restart soon after unplanned maintenance, which has lasted for about three weeks. Angola LNG issued a tender to load a cargo on board Lobito, ETA 10-12 December. The vessel is currently floating off of the terminal.

APLNG Train 1 is still under maintenance (until 8-December 2016), with 50% outage expected.

Operations at Lumut have been at a halt for more than one week, but now the plant is back online.  Belanak is now loading a cargo at the terminal, and expected to deliver it to Sodegaura, ETA 13-December.

Reloads of the Week

Trafigura’s  Golar Bear is currently reloading a cargo at Gate. Her next destination is not yet clear.

PetroChina’s Wilpride is expected to reload at the plant on 12-December, and deliver the cargo to South Korea.

Express reloaded a cargo at Zeebrugge on 29-November, and is now headed toward Far East with no clear destination.

Gdf Suez Point Fortin was expected at Montoir on 27-November for reload, but then changed her route on 25-November and is now ballasting toward Snohvit.

Interesting Moves 

Al Gattara is making her laden voyage toward Rayong MTP ETA 10-December, where she will discharge her tender cargo.

Shell’s Gaslog Glasgow is making her laden voyage toward Elba Island with her Atlantic LNG – sourced cargo, ETA 12-December. This is the third delivery to Elba Island in 2016.

There are several Sabine Pass cargoes expected to be delivered to Far East. Cheniere’s Maria Energy is now crossing the Pacific toward Far East with no clear destination. This is the third delivery from Sabine Pass to Far East. Also, Cheniere’s Clean Ocean is signalling for Dalian, China ETA 31-December. Cheniere’s Oak Spirit is headed toward Joetsu Chubu, Japan ETA 18-January. The vessel took a route via Gibraltar.

Shell’s Methane Princess lifted a cargo at Sabine Pass on 26-November, and is now signalling for Aliaga, ETA 11-December.

The Swinoujscie terminal is expecting one cargo to be delivered in December. Kpler analysts expect Al Nuaman to deliver her Ras Laffan cargo around 21-December.

Panama Transit

This month, Panama is expecting the highest number of LNG cargoes to pass through. In total, there are thirteen vessels scheduled to cross the Panama canal in December 2016.

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