The collaboration with the Port of Rotterdam, Vopak, Gasunie and Swedegas will involve constructing the necessary LNG infrastructure at the GATE LNG terminal in Rotterdam. This will enable the supply to the LNG terminal in Gothenburg. Other key areas of the cooperation include producing regulations for handling LNG and developing knowledge of LNG as a marine fuel.
“A major benefit of this partnership is that we can work together and send a very clear signal to the market that LNG will be available at the largest port in Europe and the largest port in the Nordic region. The shipping companies need to be assured of this before investing in new LNG-powered vessels,” explained Lars Gustafsson, President of Swedegas.
Source: Port of Gothenburg.