Largest LNG ship docked at Port Qasim


KARACHI: The first ship of Liquified Natural Gas (LNG), after reaching an agreement between Pakistan and Qatar on LNG import last month, entered Pakistan’s maritime economic zone and was docked at Elengy Terminal at Port Qasim, Tuesday evening.

The Qatari ship is the largest vessel carrying LNG to Elengy Terminal and is one of the largest ship anchored at Port Qasim.

Its capacity is 216,000 cubic metres, said Elengy Terminal statement here.

After docking, the LNG ship was hooked up with FSRU Unit of Elengy Terminal for re-filling of gas process.

The ship would remain hooked up at the Elengy Terminal for two days till the process of re-gasification in pipeline is completed.

The next LNG ship from Qatar is scheduled to arrive at Port Qasim on March 8, 2016.

The Engro’s Elengy Terminal capacity has been enhanced to 400 mm CEFD, the statement said.

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