Summit LNG completed its first ship-to-ship transfer of LNG at 6 km off Moheshkhali in Bay of Bengal successfully, says an article published in NewAge Business.
Completion of first transfer certified
Summit’s floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) – ‘Summit LNG’ received 1,59,000 cubic metres of LNG from Oman Trading International.
The transfer was done using flexible transfer hoses. The LNG tanker ‘Creole Spirit’ carried LNG from Bethioua, Algeria. RPGCL (Rupantarita Prakritik Gas Co) on behalf of Petrobangla certified the completion of this transfer.
The next STS transfer is due in early June 2019.
Comments on successful completion
Summit Group founder chairman Muhammed Aziz Khan said, “At Summit, we are grateful to receive the opportunity to prove the abilities of Bangladesh, on schedule implementation of power projects, LNG Projects and now terminalling”.
Petrobangla and RPGCL chairman Md Ruhul Amin commented, “We are very proud of the successful completion of Summit’s Ship-to-Ship LNG transfer commissioned by RPGCL on behalf Petrobangla”.
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