Lithuanian floating storage and regasification unit Independence is now again in motion following the completion of dredging works within the port of Klaipeda.
To remind, Klaipėdos Nafta quickly relocated the FSRU final week from its ordinary location close to Kiaules Nugara Island whereas Klaipeda’s port waters had been being cleaned.
The upkeep works performed by Belgian dredging firm Jan de Nul “had been clean and the contractor managed to complete them sooner than deliberate”, in accordance with an announcement by the Klaipeda port on Wednesday.
In whole, 50,444 cubic meters of silt soil had been excavated within the LNG terminal space, the assertion mentioned.
The FSRU resumed its ordinary operations on Monday morning.
Klaipedos Nafta is at present leasing the FSRU Independence from Norway’s Hoegh LNG below a ten-year deal that expires in 2024.
However, the Lithuanian firm has lately signed a take care of the Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) to finance the acquisition of a FSRU as soon as this settlement expires.
NIB’s mortgage of €160 million ($182.2 million) will finance the acquisition of the “most economically viable” FSRU on the finish of 2024.
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