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Singapore LNG terminal gears up for LNG bunkering

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Singapore LNG is paving the way for its terminal carry out LNG bunkering operations with a new small-scale facility.

The secondary jetty at SLNG on Jurong Island has been modified to receive and reload LNG carriers of between 2,000 cu m and 10,000 cu m in capacity.

The new Small- Scale LNG (SSLNG) Facility is designed to spur the development of small-scale LNG for distribution to isolated power plants in the region and LNG bunkering.

Sandeep Mahawar, interim ceo and vice president (commercial) of SLNG, commented, “We believe that there is good potential for the small-scale LNG market to flourish in this part of the world, and the timely completion of the SSLNG Facility is an important step forward in SLNG’s efforts to support this growth.

“It also serves to promote the development of LNG bunkering in Singapore, which is another potential growth area given Singapore’s already well-established reputation as the top bunkering port in the world.”

Singapore is the world's largest bunkering port for marine fuel oil and is aiming to serve LNG-fuelled vessels as the market for gas powered ships develops.

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