Kpler LNG (Cove Point LNG Starting Operations soon)

Originally Released on 7 December 2017

RELOADS OF THE WEEK

Trafigura’s Adam LNG reloaded at Gate on 25-October and initially headed towards MAAGP. The vessel delivered to Dahej on 3-December.

Engie’s Wilforce was initially expected by Kpler Analysts to reload at Gate. According to the latest operator and port data, the vessel is now confirmed to reload at Montoir, ETA 15-December. There are no additional December reloads expected in France.

Hispania Spirit reloaded at Gate on 28-November and is now headed towards the Suez Canal with no clear destination.

 

MAIN HIGHLIGHTS

The Dominion Energy’s new Cove Point is expected to load their first cargo in the near future, as the feed gas supply was introduced on 5-December. Shell will lift the initial cargoes from the liquefaction plant. We now observe several Shell’s vessels ballasting towards S.Atlantic with no clear destination: Maran Gas DelphiMaran Gas PosidoniaMethane Kari Elin and Gaslog Gibraltar.

Puteri Intan Satu delivered a commissioning cargo from Bintulu to the new JAPEX’ terminal Soma on 6-December. It is expected to start commercial operations in March 2018.

Due to unplanned outage at GasPort LNG started on 6-December, diversions and delayed deliveries were expected. Shell’s Gaslog Greece is currently floating offshore of Karachi with her Sabine Pass cargo. According to her route and direction, Shell’s Gaslog Salem closely approached Port Qasim on 7-December, but now she is headed the opposite direction. Gasport LNG is expected to restart operations on 8-December.

Engie’ Gaselys loaded at Sabine Pass on 28-November and will discharge at Andres on 15-December.

Shell’s Lena River lifted a cargo at Sabine Pass on 1-December and is now signalling for Hazira, ETA 1-January.

Shell’s Gaslog Geneva loaded a cargo at Idku and is making her laden voyage towards Dahej, ETA 15-December.

RasGas’ Al Areesh was initially expected at Rovigo but changed her direction on 4-December. After floating for two days in the Mediterranean, the vessel headed towards the terminal with an updated ETA 8-December.

Pskov is currently ballasting at Gibraltar and will potentially reload in Europe.

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