Kpler EU Gas (Al Gharrafa heading to Suez with Ras Laffan sourced cargo)

Originally Released on 13 July 2017


North West Europe: Lineup and Inventories


Spain: Lineup and Inventories


Forecasted Vessels

South Hook:

The terminal is still expecting the following vessels to arrive in the next few days:
Trafigura’s Adam LNG is still expected to deliver her Bonny-sourced cargo on 14-July according to her AIS.
Shell’s Maran Gas Mystras dischraged her Sabine Pass cargo at Grain on 8-July. The vessel is now expected to reload at Gate, ETA 18-July. On 13-July the vessel sent an AIS signal for Dunkerque, but the port has confimed that no cargoes are expected in the next few days.

Engie’s Grace Cosmos re-exported a cargo on 24-June and is now headed towards Far East with no clear destination.

Currently, three vessels are expected to discharge at the terminal in the next few weeks:

Cheniere will deliver the first US LNG cargo to Klaipeda from Sabine Pass in the second half of August. Gas Natural will deliver to Klaipeda a second US cargo in mid-September.
Qatargas’ Al Kharaitiyat lifted a cargo at Ras Laffan on 24-June and is now discharging at the plant.
Gas Natural’s Ribera Del Duero Knutsen lifted a cargo at Sabine Pass on 9-July and is delivering it to the terminal on 21-July.

To Keep on Your Radar

Qatargas’ Al Gharrafa lifted a cargo at Ras Laffan on 5-July and is expected to cross the Suez on 14-July.

Qatargas’ Al Hamla loaded at Ras Laffan on 10-July and is now headed toward the Suez Canal with no clear destination.


LNG Data Analysis

Ras Laffan Cargo Liftings Weekly

This week the majority of the vessels headed toward Far East and the Middle East.
European Stocks and Send-outsEuropean Stocks and Send-Outs are computed Thursday-Thursday (@ 6:00 AM).

At South Hook, we observed an increased average send-out level from 122.11 GWh/d last week to 190.07 GWh/d this week.

Monthly European Imports by Destination

In June 2017, Spain imported 0.99Mt (versus 0.88Mt in May), UK received 0.35Mt (versus 0.47Mt in May), and France imported 0.61Mt (versus 1.01Mt in May):