BW secures FSRU contract from Pakistan GasPort

BW Group has announced that it has signed a 15-year agreement with Pakistan GasPort Limited (PGPL) to provide LNG regasification services utilizing a new-build floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) for the second Pakistan LNG terminal.

The FSRU, which is currently under construction at Samsung Heavy Industries  in Korea, will be utilised for this project upon delivery in the fourth quarter of 2016.

Yngvil Åsheim, managing director of BW LNG, commented: “BW is a leading player in the LNG sector, and we will leverage on our many years of experience to support Pakistan as they build their second LNG terminal. We look forward to a strong partnership with Pakistan GasPort and to delivering our commitments on time and at the highest quality.”

“We are delighted to be working with BW on this vitally important infrastructure project, which is the result of policies aimed at promoting investment and the renewed global faith in our country’s economy,” added Iqbal Z. Ahmed, Chairman of PGPL.

The project will be commissioned by 30 June 2017, at Port Qasim, Karachi.

BW LNG’s first FSRU, the BW Singapore, is currently working a five-year contract in Egypt.


Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.
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