First LNG cargo arrives at Germany’s LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven

ARLINGTON, Va. and DÜSSELDORF, Germany, Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — At present, Uniper introduced Germany’s first full cargo of liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) to the brand new LNG terminal, operated by Uniper, in Wilhelmshaven. The LNG ship Maria Vitality, owned by Tsakos Vitality Navigation, a serious power mover, was loaded in Calcasieu Cross, USA, on the liquefaction facility of the LNG provider Enterprise World Calcasieu Cross, LLC, on December 19, 2022.

The Maria Vitality is totally loaded with approx. 170,000 cubic meters LNG (97,147,000 cubic meters of pure gasoline) – sufficient to provide round 50,000 German households with power for one 12 months.

Niek den Hollander, Uniper CCO says: “The profitable supply of the primary full LNG cargo to the Uniper terminal in Wilhelmshaven is a testomony to the robust partnership between Uniper, Enterprise World, and Tsakos Vitality Navigation. Using LNG as a dependable power supply is essential for the Safety of Provide for Germany and Europe. We’re dedicated to contribute our half by bringing extra LNG to the European market and particularly Germany by way of the Wilhelmshaven and Brunsbüttel Regas Terminals.”

“Enterprise World could be very proud to provide the primary full cargo of LNG ever delivered to Germany, and we congratulate Uniper and the German authorities for his or her swift motion to construct the infrastructure wanted to make this historic day attainable,” says Enterprise World CEO Mike Sabel. “As strategic companions, we sit up for offering long-term safety of power provide to our allies by means of the continued supply of unpolluted and dependable US LNG.”

The LNG cargo delivered on board of the Maria Vitality types a part of the commissioning course of on the Wilhelmshaven terminal. Business operations of the Wilhelmshaven terminal are anticipated to start out in mid-January 2023.

The Uniper LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven was opened on December 17, 2022. Through the Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) Höegh Esperanza, about 5 billion cubic meters of pure gasoline will be landed in Germany per 12 months.

About Tsakos Vitality Navigation

TEN, based in 1993 and celebrating this 12 months 29 years as a public firm, is likely one of the first and most established public transport corporations on the planet. TEN’s diversified power fleet at the moment consists of 73 double-hull vessels together with 4 dual-fuel LNG powered aframax vessels and two possibility one shuttle tankers below building, constituting a mixture of crude tankers, product tankers and LNG carriers, totaling 8.5 million dwt.

About Enterprise World

Enterprise World is a long-term, low-cost supplier of U.S. LNG sourced from useful resource wealthy North American pure gasoline basins. Enterprise World’s first facility, Calcasieu Cross, commenced producing LNG in January 2022.  The corporate can also be establishing or growing an extra 60 MTPA of manufacturing capability in Louisiana to supply clear, reasonably priced power to the world. The corporate is growing Carbon Seize and Sequestration (CCS) initiatives at every of its LNG services.

About Uniper

Düsseldorf-based Uniper is a world power firm with actions in additional than 40 international locations. With round 7,000 staff, it makes an vital contribution to safety of provide in Europe. Uniper’s core companies are energy technology in Europe, world power buying and selling, and a broad gasoline portfolio. Uniper procures gasoline – together with liquefied pure gasoline (LNG) – and different power sources on world markets. The corporate owns and operates gasoline storage services with a capability of greater than 7 billion cubic meters. Uniper plans for its 22.5 GW of put in power-generating capability in Europe to be carbon-neutral by 2035. The corporate already ranks amongst Europe’s largest operators of hydroelectric vegetation and intends to additional broaden photo voltaic and wind power, that are important for a extra sustainable and autonomous future. 

Uniper is a dependable associate for communities, municipal utilities, and industrial enterprises for planning and implementing revolutionary, lower-carbon options on their decarbonization journey. Uniper is a hydrogen pioneer, is lively worldwide alongside the complete hydrogen worth chain, and is conducting initiatives to make hydrogen a mainstay of the power provide. 

This press launch might include forward-looking statements based mostly on present assumptions and forecasts made by Uniper SE Administration and different info at the moment obtainable to Uniper. Varied identified and unknown dangers, uncertainties and different components may result in materials variations between the precise future outcomes, monetary state of affairs, growth or efficiency of the corporate and the estimates given right here. Uniper SE doesn’t intend, and doesn’t assume any legal responsibility in any way, to replace these forward-looking statements or to change them to adapt with future occasions or developments.

SOURCE Enterprise World LNG

First LNG cargo arrives at Germany’s LNG terminal in Wilhelmshaven

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