Gas Crisis Averted As Two LNG Ships Docked At Karachi Port

Big news for the commercial and domestic Sui gas consumers as the looming crisis has finally been averted after two large ships of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) have docked at Karachi’s Qasim Port.

After docking, the LNG ship was hooked up with an FSRU Unit of Elengy Terminal for re-filling of the gas process.

According to the spokesperson of Sui Northern Gas Pipelines Limited (SNGPL), after the docking of these ships, the company has started supply of 250 MMCFD of gas.

He said that the gas would be provided to domestic consumers on a priority basis, however, as the situation gets better within the next couple of days, supply to commercial consumers will also be started.


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Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs, Ali Haider Zaidi praised Port Qasim team for being ‘able to berth two LNG vessels in one tide!’

“Kudos to our team at Port Qasim.
History was written today.
Alhamdullilah for the first time, we’ve been able to berth two LNG vessels in one tide!
PQA also about to start night navigation in a couple of weeks.
Once that starts, the port chocking issue will be addressed,” Zaidi tweeted on Saturday.