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Yantai port maps out five LNG terminal projects by 2025

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LNG terminal in Yokohama, Japan
The north Chinese port of Yantai in Shandong province is planning to build five LNG terminal projects during the period of 2021-2025.

In the coming five years, Yantai port will construct five LNG receiving stations and terminals including three on-going projects and two reserved projects.

At the initial stage, Xigang port area of Yantai port will construct a berth 266,000 cu m LNG berth and one 50,000 c m LNG berth, with a designed annual handling capacity of 5.9m tons per year. The project is scheduled to start construction in 2022 and to be delivered in 2024.

Related: Jiaxing LNG terminal starts construction

Meanwhile the terminal in Longkou port area will start to build a 266,000 cu m LNG berth with a handling capacity of 6.45m tons per year at the end of 2021, which will go into operation in 2023.

The other two, reserved projects, are the planned of construct a 266,000 cu m LNG berth at Xigang port area and a 150,000 c m LNG berth at Penglai port area. The total handling capacity of the two terminals would reach 8m tons annually.

These LNG terminal projects are aimed at improving LNG supply and storage capacity in Circum-Bohai-Sea region and further optimize local energy structure.

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