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Nigerian LNG cargo arrives Portugal today

LNG River Niger, an NLNG-owned vessel

31 January 2018, Sweetcrude, Lagos – A Nigerian liquefied natural gas, LNG, cargo loaded at the LNG facility on Bonny Island in Rivers State would be arriving Portugal today.

LNG carrier LNG River Niger, owned by Bonny Gas Transport, BGT, subsidiary of the Nigerian LNG Limited, NLNG, is transporting 141,000 cubic metres of the chilled fuel and is expected to discharge its content at the REN’s Sines LNG terminal, according to shipping data from the port of Sines cited by LNG World News,

The vessel, built by the South Korean shipyard Hyundai Heavy Industries in 2006, was by last week still in the Atlantic, off the coast of Liberia, AIS data provided by VesselsValue showed.

The export facility on Bonny Island has the capacity to produce 22 million tons of LNG per year while the Sines LNG terminal on Portugal’s Atlantic coast has the nominal capacity to handle 5.26 billion cubic metres per year.

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