PGNiG strengthens its position in the small-scale LNG market, with almost 18% more liquefied gas dispatched by the Company from Świnoujście last year than in 2017.
Polish LNG Platform was present at the kick-off seminar of the CEF, MoS project “Cargo capacity upgrade and LNG bunkering Świnoujście – Ystad maritime link”. The seminar was held on 25th January in Ystad, Sweden and was moderated by Mr. Emil Arolski, Chairman of the Polish LNG Platform. Over 60 participants attended the event along with the project consortium, including the Port of Ystad, Gaz-System S.A. and Polferries S.A. Key note speech by Swedish regional and governmental representatives as well as European officials underlined the critical importance of the maritime link project.
Polskie LNG has obtained a set of environmental and location decisions for all projects implemented under the LNG Terminal Expansion Program. The environmental permits are final, while the decisions issued by the Governor of West Pomerania are immediately enforceable (which stems directly from the provisions of the Special Act on the LNG Terminal).
On Sunday, January 27th 2019, PGNiG Polish Oil and Gas Company will receive another load of liquefied natural gas. It will be the 50th delivery to the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal in Świnoujście. Thus the total LNG volume purchased so far by PGNiG will amount to approximately 5.7 bcm after regasification.
Swinoujscie - Ystad Maritime Link project was among the selected key EU initiatives aiming to invest nearly €700 million in sustainable and innovative transport. Project’s Grant Agreement has been recently signed by representatives of the European Commission and Project’s coordinator - Ystads Kommun. The project consortium comprises of Port of Ystad, Gaz System S.A. and its affiliated company Polskie LNG S.A., as well as Polferries S.A from Poland.
Recently, new members joined the Polish LNG Platform - Horus Energia and Best Systemy Grzewcze.
Polskie LNG made a strategic decision regarding the implementation of the LNG Terminal Expansion Program
On 19 December 2018, Polskie LNG officially announced the commencement of the tender procedure to select a contractor for three key projects within the President Lech Kaczyński LNG Terminal Expansion Program. These components include construction of the third LNG process storage tank, delivery of additional process installations increasing the regasification capacity, and the LNG transhipment installation together with a railway siding. The overall objective of the said projects is not only to increase Poland's energy security, but also to allow Polskie LNG to offer new services to domestic and foreign customers alike.
GoLNG Project organised a ‘Value Chain Training’ on 04th December at Eugenides Foundation in Athens, Greece.
On Thursday December 13th, PGNiG SA will receive a delivery of liquefied gas shipped to Świnoujście by Centrica LNG Company Limited. It will be the third spot delivery arriving at the President Lech Kaczyński Terminal this year.
On December 11th, 2018, the world’s largest LNG bunker supply vessel “Kairos” has started operations in Northwest Europe. Chartered by Blue LNG, a joint venture of the Hamburg based leading LNG supplier “Nauticor” with a 90% share and the Lithuanian energy infrastructure provider KN with a 10% share, the ship was handed over by the owner Babcock Schulte Energy in the port of Klaipeda.