Contract for the purchase of key equipment for the Expansion Program of the LNG Terminal in Świnoujście signed
Polskie LNG signed a contract with Selas-Linde - a company which will deliver SCV vaporisers, i.e. the equipment necessary for the Expansion Program of the LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. The SCVs are the heart of the plant, enabling the Terminal to send out natural gas after regasification - currently at 5 billion m3 annually, and up to 7.5 billion m3 after the Expansion Program has been completed.
From August 14, 2019, a zero excise duty rate applies to natural gas intended for combustion engines (CN 2711 11 00 and 2711 21 00), i.e. liquefied natural gas LNG and compressed natural gas CNG, and biogas (regardless of the code CN), hydrogen and biohydrogen (CN 2804 10 00) intended for propulsion of combustion engines.
UPM enters into a long-term charter agreement with the Finnish Bore Ltd and the Dutch Wijnne Barends, both affiliates of the Dutch Spliethoff Group. Together, the companies will design and build seven state-of-the-art vessels for sustainable sea transportation for UPM in Europe.
The Floating LNG Terminal in Gdańsk and additional sections of gas pipelines that will bring out the gas into the Polish system will be ready in 2025 - the governments plenipotentiary for strategic infrastructure Piotr Naimski told us Tuesday.
On Thursday 27 June this year a seminar of the Polish LNG Platform entitled "LNG in Poland - the latest achievements and challenges" was held at DNV GL Poland headquarters in Gdynia.
In connection with the state visit of the President of Poland, Andrzej Duda to Washington D.C., the Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) has signed, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House, an agreement with Venture Global LNG to purchase an additional 1.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG). United States Secretary of Energy, Rick Perry and Secretary of State for Strategic Energy Infrastructure of Poland, Piotr Naimski attended the signing ceremony.
Polish LNG Platform members were present at LNG Conference 2019, concluded in Gothenburg, Sweden. The event held on 27-28 May, 2019, gathered an engaged crowd and an impressive speaker line-up, providing the audience with an in-depth market overview, reports from ship operators who opted for LNG as marine fuel, as well as a closer look at some interesting, new tech solutions.
Polish LNG Platform and its members contributed to the GoLNG final project event in Klaipeda, Lithuania.
Nauticor and KN agree to transfer KN’s stake in the charter contract of the LNG bunker vessel “Kairos” to Nauticor
Nauticor and Klaipedos Nafta (KN) have agreed on the transfer of KN’s 10% stake in the charter contract of “Kairos”, the world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel, to Nauticor. Thereby, Nauticor will become the sole charterer of Kairos.
On 24 April 2019, Polskie LNG, a member company of the GAZ-SYSTEM capital group, signed an agreement on for EU grant for the project of Expansion of the Functionality of President Lech Kaczynski’s LNG Terminal. The maximum amount of support from the European Regional Development Fund and the Cohesion Fund under the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment is PLN 553 million (EUR 128 million).