Croatian first FSRU arrives in Rijeka

Croatia’s first FSRU has arrived in Rijeka in the northern Adriatic Sea following a three-week long trip from China.

In Rijeka, the vessel will on Wednesday enter the Viktor Lenac yard for final testing prior to departure to its base on the island of Krk.

The vessel will undergo commissioning activities in December at the Krk facility followed by the commercial start on January 1, 2021, according to state-owned terminal operator LNG Croatia.

To remind, the FSRU LNG Croatia departed China’s Huarun Dadong yard in Shanghai on September 22 after the yard and its parent CSSC Hudong-Zhonghua delivered it to Golar.

LNG firm Golar won a deal last year to provide its 2005-built 140,205-cbm vessel Golar Viking to the Krk project and convert it to a FSRU.

After that, the LNG firm tapped Hudong-Zhonghua to perform conversion works and agreed a $160 million sale and leasback deal for the vessel with CSSC Leasing, the leasing unit of China State Shipbuilding Corporation.

The ship arrived at the Huarun Dadong yard in January this year and reached completion some nine months later.

Following arrival and commissioning at the Krk facility, Golar will officially hand over the FSRU to LNG Croatia but will continue operating and maintaining the unit for ten years.

- Advertisements -

Most Popular

LNG freight rates continue to drop in both basins

Spot charter rates for the global LNG carrier fleet are continuing to drop in both basins as vessel availability...

Germany’s Wilhelmshaven FSRU terminal gets another US LNG cargo

Germany’s first FSRU-based import facility in Wilhelmshaven has received another liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the US, according...

Freeport LNG gets FERC approval to begin restart of Texas plant

Freeport LNG, the operator of the three-train 15 mtpa liquefaction plant in Texas, has secured approval from US FERC...

More News Like This

Croatian FSRU receives first LNG cargo from Mozambique

State-owned terminal operator LNG Croatia has received the first LNG cargo from Mozambique since the launch of operations of...

Croatian FSRU gets first cargo in 2023

Croatia’s FSRU-based Krk import facility has received its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo in 2023. The 2020-built 173,400-cbm LNG...

Croatian FSRU reaches new milestone

Croatia’s FSRU-based Krk import facility has reached a new milestone in its second year of operation. According to a short...

Croatia’s Krk LNG terminal receives cargo from Egypt

Croatia's FSRU-based Krk import facility has received another cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Egypt, according to shipping...