LNG Gorskaya Bunkering for Baltic

August 8, 2016 in Infrastructure, LNG, Marine by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Firm Plans Installation for St. Petersburg Area,
Orders Three 7,300-Cubic-Meter Bunker Vessels

LNG Gorskaya says it has the go-ahead from Rosmorrechflot, Russia’s Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, “to invest into the construction of a liquefied natural gas port in Saint-Petersburg.”

Russia’s LNG Gorskaya is building an LNG port at St. Petersburg to support a fleet of LNG bunker barges.

LNG Gorskaya rendering of its planned LNG port at St. Petersburg to support a fleet of LNG bunker barges.

The project will be developed in three stages with the first stage starting up in 2018 and first sales expected in 2019. The second and the third stages are scheduled for development in 2019 and 2021, according to reports. Total capacity is to be nearly 2 billion cubic meters of LNG.

LNG Gorskaya says it’s ordered three 7,300-cubic-meter bunker vessels from Russia’s United Shipbuilding Corp via a contract valued at 5.67 billion rubles – nearly $88 million U.S. at current rates.

Gazprom, GTT, Wärtsilä

The three vessels will take some 22 months to build.

LNG Gorskaya names Gazprom, GTT and Wärtsilä among its LNG bunkering partners. Kirill Lyats is LNG Gorskaya CEO. Valery Glivinsky is technical director and chief engineer.

LNG bunkering vessel rendering courtesy United Shipbuilding Corp

LNG bunkering vessel rendering courtesy United Shipbuilding Corp

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Source: LNG Gorskaya and published reports with HHP Insight follow-up

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