Gazpromneft Marine Bunker to put into operation three LNG bunkering ships in North-Western region in 2021-2030
Between 2021 and 2030, Gazpromneft Marine Bunker is going to put into operation three LNG bunkering ships in the North-Western region, IAA PortNews correspondent cites Elena Skoryna, Deputy General Director, Development, Gazpromneft Marine Bunker, as saying at the 9th St. Petersburg International Gas Forum.
According to the speaker, the first LNG tanker of 5,800 cbm in capacity is already under construction with its commercial operation to begin in Q2’2021. Two more LNG bunkering ships are to be put into operation later, by the year of 2030.
According to Elena Skoryna, the company, together with Gazprom, has been suggesting development of national regulations on LNG bunkering for the recent three years.
“A comprehensive approach is needed for the development of this promising market and we pursue it”, - she said.
Gazpromneft Marine Bunker, a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft, was established in 2007 to provide year-round supplies of marine fuel and oils for sea and river vessels. Gazpromneft Marine Bunker currently has eight regional offices and six subsidiary companies. Gazpromneft Marine Bunker operates in main sea ports of Russia.
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