Moscow, November 26 - Neftegaz.RU. NOVATEK announced today that its joint venture Yamal LNG completed the first ship-to-ship LNG transshipment in the area near the port of Honningsvag in northern Norway.
The Arc7 ice-class LNG tanker «Vladimir Rusanov» successfully reloaded an LNG cargo delivered from the Yamal LNG facility at Sabetta to the lower ice-class designated tanker «Pskov», which then delivered the reloaded cargo to customers in North-West Europe.
«This approach allows us to optimize our transport costs by decreasing the travel distance of the Arc7 ice-class tankers and to ensure timely offloading of LNG from Yamal LNG project. The experience we gain from ship-to-ship LNG transshipments will be used at our future large-scale LNG transshipment projects in Kamchatka and the Murmansk region, according us the opportunity to build an efficient logistics chain for our LNG projects», Feodosyev added.
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