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PIR and Edison join forces for a new LNG terminal in the port of Ravenna

PIR and Edison join forces for a new LNG terminal in the port of Ravenna

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The Adriatic Sea will have at least one LNG bunkering facility in Italy. Petrolifera Italo Rumena (PIR) along with Italian utility Edison has just submitted an application to Italy’s authorities to build a liquefied natural gas terminal at Ravenna port.

Sources familiar with the matter told Splash that in the first phase the implementation of the new LNG coastal facility will consist of one tank with a total capacity of 10,000 cu m and of a coastal dock for gas supply with small gas carriers with capacity ranging from 7,500 to 27,500 cu m. A second step is already planned and will increase the LNG terminal’s capacity to 20,000 cu m. The company plans to bring the facility online by 2020 and the area covered by the new depot will be some 23,000 sq m.

In 2015 Edison also requested government approval to develop a 10,000 cu m LNG storage site in the port of Oristano on the island of Sardinia, and is now trying to bolster its position in Italy’s small-scale LNG market.

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Nicola Capuzzo

Nicola is a highly qualified journalist focused on transport economics, logistics and shipping with broad experience in both online and printed media. Specialties: shipping, ship finance, banking, commodities and port economics. He regularly interviews Europe's top shipowner executives for Maritime CEO magazine.

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