Kpler EU Gas (Al Thumama is expected to discharge at Zeebrugge)

Originally Released on 24 August 2017


North West Europe: Lineup and Inventories

Spain: Lineup and Inventories


Forecasted Vessels

  • South Hook:
Qatargas’ Rashheda is expected to arrive at South Hook on 20-September.
  • Gate:
RasGas’ Al Huwaila is about to deliver her Ras Laffan-sourced cargo, ETA 26-August.
  • Zeebrugge:
Rasgas’ Al Thumama is expected to discharge her Ras Laffan-sourced cargo on 31-August.
  • Barcelona:

As forecasted last week, Kpler analysts still expect two Q-size vessels to arrive in the next few weeks: Qatargas’ Zarga ETA 25-August, and Al Utouriya ETA 29-August.

As for the two vessels mentioned above, Barcelona receives four Q-size vessels in total in August. Kpler forecasts the import to hit the record high of 0.53 Mt:

  • Sines: 

Currently, the terminal is expecting three vessels to arrive in the next few weeks. Newbuild Total’s Sk Audace is delivering her maiden cargo from Ras Laffan on 20-September. Two other cargoes are sourced from Bonny and will be delivered aboard LNG Benue, ETA 26-August and LNG Abuja Ii, ETA 10-September.

  • Rovigo:

Simaisma, ETA 18-August

Milaha Qatar, ETA 22-August

Umm Bab, ETA 27-August

To Keep on Your Radar

Qatargas’ Al Khattiya loaded at Ras Laffan on 23-August and is now headed towards the Gulf of Oman with no clear destination.

Trafigura’s Golar Ice lifted a cargo at Ras Laffan on 15-August and is currently crossing the Suez Canal.


LNG Data Analysis

Ras Laffan Cargo Liftings Weekly

This week the majority of Qatari vessels headed towards 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 of 246.19 GWh/d this week.